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What Creatinine Level Do You Have To Start Dialysis
Simple answer is that it is a medical technology used primarily to provide an artificial replacement for lost kidney function in people with renal failure. Hemodialysis remove wastes and excess water from the blood by circulating blood outside the body through an external filter, called a dialyzer. Blood and dialysate flow through in opposite directions and the ...Read more
Why do you ask?: If it's just from bodybuilding, ignore it. When I was lifting weights daily, I ran 1.6-1.8. Same applies if you've got a lot of muscle because you're overweight. Otherwise, get with your physician about why your kidneys may not be working to capacity. Very often it's meds -- ibuprofen is infamous. How's your BUN and urinalysis? Best wishes. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
See below: The serum creatinine level which requires dialysis is based on calculation of the gfr, as persons with different weight, sex and race may have have different GFR even with same serum creatinine.Generally speaking when GFR is below 10-15 and patients are symptomatic they need dialysis. Higher the creatinine , the lower the gfr. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What to do if I have a high glucose level after fasting, what do I need to cut out or start doing?
See doctor: You need full evaluation and treatment appropriate for you. ...Read more
There is no: Level at which you "get" diabetes. It's a continuous progression from normal to Insulin resistance to prediabetes to diabetes. There are no sudden changes, just worsening over time. Get your education now and begin diet, exercise and weight loss before it's too late. Prevention is always better than trteatment. ...Read more
Check with doc...: How long has it taken to reach 5.9 mg/dl and what is and are BUN (blood urea nitrogen) and electrolytes? And how has your overall clinical picture? If acute and modifiable, some improvement may take place; if chronic, likely you are on the course for dialysis and kidney transplant if feasible. So, check with your nephrologist for the best possible pertinent advice. ...Read more
See below: The doctors make sure you have 2kidneys, and in most cases no significant medical problems .Also blood group should be compatible. ...Read more
5.9 potassium: You need to speak to the physician (P) who ordered the blood test on you. If you have an elevated creatinine level, you may have a high potassium (K) due to chronic kidney disease. Other causes of a high K are drugs, such as ACE-I's. Less serious causes are high platelets or the blood being hemolyzed going into the test tube. Ask your P, as the P knows all the lab data and can give you an answer. ...Read more
Elevated glucose: It is good you are aware. First, adjust diet --- avoid sugar, breads, muffins, starches, desserts, pizza, and pasta. Minimize saturated fats. Eat only very lean meats, poultry, fish, and egg whites. Avoid high fructose drinks. Exercise daily. Achieve ideal weight. Consult dietitian. ...Read more
What do you suggest if my sgpt level is 308.0 and my sgot level is 118.0. what do I need to do to lower the enzyme levels?
Liver damage: Thees are markers of liver damage, but don't tell the full story. You need to provide a full history of your risks (alcohol, toxins, metabolic state, exposures, etc.) and go from there to discover the likely cause of the damage so you can remove or treat it. In the interim, avoid things known to cause liver damage, like alcohol. ...Read more
See below: An elevated BUN with normal creatinine and a ratio of [generally more than 18-20] occurs most commonly in dehydrated individuals and is not a sign of kidney damage.It may also occur in in certain other conditions like bleeding in the intestines, artificial nutrition intravenously of Amino Acids and use of steroids. ...Read more
Ketones and BG: Not related very closely and everyone is individual. Can go up in hours if you do not eat anything. It is normal to do this. ...Read more
What if you have 13.5 creatinine levels and 8.5 hemoglobin level what is needed only blood tranfusion or dialysis?thank you i hope for response!
That is: normal. Nothing to worry about.Get a more detailed answer ›
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