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Uti And Creatine Levels
I have abdominal pain for 4 years with nothing in endoscopy and other tests. Recently we found out UTI that won't go away and high creatine in urine?
A urinary tract infection, also known as an UTI, may involve the kidney, ureter, bladder, or urethra. A common cause is an intestinal bacteria, E. coli. Common symptoms include a frequent urge to urinate, and pain or burning when urinating. Antibiotics are typically ...Read more
I had a UTI my doc treated it with Cipo I was still have pressure I went to the ER their labs showed my GFR 38, creatine 1.40, Bun 11. Is this kidney F?
Here are some. ..: Yes, you've some renal insufficiency, but far from need for dialysis; so, don't worry but take precaution not to incur more kidney damage by practicing low-risk healthy lifestyle without obsession, avoid kidney-damaging drugs such as NSAIDs, certain antibiotics and antihypertensive drugs, etc., maintaining reasonable hydration, following advice for existing diseases - DM, high BP, substance abuse, ...Read more
Impossible to say: There are too many factors that would determine this, not simply the creatinine number. There are many patients with a creatinine of 6 who do not yet require dialysis, as well as those with a lower number who do. This is something best discussed with your nephrologist. ...Read more
Dehydration: Dehydration is treated with fluids, which can given either by mouth or intravenously, depending on how dehydrated the patient is. How low one's creatinine (c) falls after hydration depends on what the person's baseline c was. Normally, the greater the serum sodium and creatinine are the greater the percentage fall in both after fluids are given. If dehydration is severe, a person is hospitalized. ...Read more
Hi, Ck or CPK is found in striated muscle, heart tissue, and brain, damage to either can increase the level in blood, also thyroid imbalance could increase CK due to muscle damage, CK clearance from body decreases in kidney disease.
Your level is mildly elevated which could be 2/2 exercise, trauma to muscle, accident. ...Read more
Ten: It is generally accepted that a GFR of 10 or less or a serum creatinine level of 10 or higher to the point at which dialysis is started. However, dialysis is started when all other therapies have or are failing and the only alternative left is dialysis. Why? Because dialysis is a huge life changer for anyone irrespective of age. ...Read more
Normal: Those values are absolutely normal.Get a more detailed answer ›
Probably normal: Creatine kinase (CK), also known as creatine phosphokinase (CPK) is an enzyme made by muscle tissues, including the heart muscle. Doctors most often are concerned with high levels of CK, which may indicate muscle damage. "Normal range" varies by laboratory, but a level of 49 is probably within the normal range of most laboratories. ...Read more
Needs workup: A creatinine of 1.5 could mean you have stage III chronic kidney disease. It is important to know if the creatinine is changing and how fast. Stage III chronic kidney disease can be associated with diabetes, hypertension and other diseases. You need to be worked up with blood, urine and ultrasound. It could be serious. ...Read more
Not much: You are probably not having a heart attack, some illness that seriously damages your muscles, and are also probably not in heavy athletic training or doing really hard manual work. We have a saying in pathology, "look at the person, not the numbers." hope all else is okay, thanks for writing. ...Read more
I'm taking creatine supplement for strength I want to ask does it increases creatnine level in body? Right now my creatnine level is 1.3
I'm 25 yrs old. After lifting heavy my creatine kinase levels were 1800. When I don't exercise they're normal. Is this ck normal for young adults?
Good for you: From time to time, I've run ck's on classes of students. The bodybuilders, after lifting, can run as high as 3000. ...Read more
My brother has high level creatine? I'm assuming his kidneys dosent work properly? What can be done for him? All I know so far ;high creatine level
High creatinine: My brother has high level creatine? I'm assuming his kidneys dosent work properly? What can be done for him? All I know so far ;high creatine level ANS: lets do video consult. Esp if brother can join. Never tell us a lab is high or low. Always give the value and the normal range for that in your lab. Here for next 3 hours. ...Read more
Creatinine level around 114-116 micromol/L (50-120 normal) for a few times after pause for 2 months of not using creatine. Eating alot meat and train?
I had removed 3 years before one of kidney due to not working since birth. And my creatine level was normal till last test. Now it is 1.2, what I do to?
No: At your age, this is something I would watch, but it could be caused by you not drinking enough water before getting your blood drawn. If everything else looked good on your labs, then make sure you drink a glass or two of water before going to the lab next time and see if it goes down. ...Read more
See details: Many meds can cause elevated CPK levels. This is related to muscle damage and the most common med to cause this is a statin. ...Read more
Creatinine.62: Is normal.Get a more detailed answer ›
Not reliable: The creatinine will still likely be in the normal range, if the remaining kidney is normal. It's is because creatinine is not a sensitive marker for kidney disease, and much loss has to occur before the creat becomes abnormal. A 24h for creatinine clearance is a better indicator of renal function. ...Read more
A urinary tract infection (often called UTI) is most commonly caused by bacteria and usually refers to an infection in the bladder. Not all bacteria that grows from the urine represents an infection, so the need for antibiotics is determined by your ...Read more