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What does 1.43 creatine level mean? I'm)

What does 1.43 creatine level mean? I'm)

Renal or Kidney role: Hi

a creatine level at 1.43 would represent what we call 'renal insufficiency syndrome'. It could be that your kidneys are under strain and are not cleaning the blood of all of the toxins that it should. It could mean your kidneys are beginning to fail.

If you do not have a relationship with the appropriate health care provider to protect your kidneys and treat the underlying disease get one! ...Read more

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What does it mean when your creatine levels are high.

What does it mean when your creatine levels are high.

Creatinine Levels: It means your kidneys are not working well. They are having a hard time to clean the blood of all the waste products they should excrete into the urine.

This is very serious and I would hope that you are getting good medical attention to make sure the cause of the problem is identified and treatment instituted. ...Read more

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My level of creatine kinase is 49, Is this level low. And what does it mean?

My level of creatine kinase is 49, Is this level low. And what does it mean?

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

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My creatine kinase levels were at 56, is this a good reading, what does this mean?

My creatine kinase levels were at 56, is this a good reading, what does this mean?

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

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My 3 year old son has a blood text it came very hight level of bun/creatine ratio. It came 56.67 im so consern please what's that mean?

Kidney disease?: Your childs blood test results indicate that he may have a kidney problem. Talk to your doctor about seeing a pediatric kidney specialist. ...Read more

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If only my creatine level goes up, does it mean I have kidney disease?

If only my creatine level goes up, does it mean I have kidney disease?

Diagnosis: The creatinine going up does signify a process relating to the kidney, generally. There are reversible causes that have a good prognosis, like dehydration. Ask your doctor to clarify. Has this been going on a long time? How high is the creatinine? ...Read more

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I have increased urination since taking Losartan. Is this common and does it mean my creatine levels are increased? Will levels return to normal?

I have increased urination since taking Losartan. Is this common and does it mean my creatine levels are increased? Will levels return to normal?

Losartan acts: Indirectly to increase blood flow to the kidneys, increasing kidney efficiency. If you were retaining body fluid, in theory, you may experience a temporary increase in urination as your fluid balance is restored. Creatinine, not creatine, is an indirect measure of kidney function. If your kidney function was normal b4 starting losartin, it shouldn't be affected by your BP med. ...Read more

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Doctor said my creatine level was 1.5, does that mean I have kidney disease?

Doctor said my creatine level was 1.5, does that mean I have kidney disease?

Need lab: Normal range, will be next to reported value, also Cr comes from muscle, muscular works out Cr will be higher. Need clearance test to determine kidney function ...Read more

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What can effect creatine levels?

What can effect creatine levels?

Renal disease: The commonest cause of persistent elevation of serum creatinine is renal failure. Dehydration and drug toxicity are other common causes. See this site for additional information.
http://www. Nlm. Nih. Gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003475.htm. ...Read more

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Is a creatine level of 1.15 high?

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

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How can I lower my creatine level?

How can I lower my creatine level?

Lots of water: If high cr is due to intrinsic kidney disease, there is no way to realistically change it and no benefit to trying. Creatinine is not the problem, the broken kidney is the problem. If you lose a lot of muscle mass your creatinine will drop and you may drink a lot of water but these do not fix the kidney. ...Read more

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What is a normal creatine level typically?

What is a normal creatine level typically?

Creatine is a: Body building supplement, creatinine is a breakdown product measured as a kidney test, and its clearance is a measure of kidney function. Creatine phospohokinase, cpk, is an energy carrying substance that can be released during muscle injury, heart attacks or strokes. Anormal creatinine is 1. ...Read more

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What is the normal creatine level in general population?

What is the normal creatine level in general population?

0.6 to 1.2: Normal creatinine is 0.6-1, 2. Body mass, pregnancy, muscle mass, age, sex and state of hydration can effect the value. A large muscular man may have a higher creatinine than a small old lady with little muscle. Weight lifters with large muscle masses can have sometimes creatinines which exceed normal levels but when renal function is measured in other ways function is normal. ...Read more

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What does creatine kinaseof 983 mean? I do workout everyday

What does creatine kinaseof 983 mean? I do workout everyday

See ans: First of all you better stop all that exercise and the ibuprofen. The ck is a muscle enzyme and as high as you are you are breaking down the muscle fibers. This is very serious. Go see your doctor and start hydrating and stop the above as I said ...Read more

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What creatine level or GFR level makes dyalysis necessary?

What creatine level or GFR level makes dyalysis necessary?

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

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What reduces creatine and potassium levels?

What reduces creatine and potassium levels?

No straight answer: creatinine and potassium levels indicate how well your heart and kidneys function. If you have heart or kidney disease these would have to be fixed first. They are usually elevated when one of those organs is sick ...Read more

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Does creatine show cortisol levels?

Does creatine show cortisol levels?

No: Creatinine is an indicator of kidney function. Creatine is a sports supplement. ...Read more

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What does bun/creatine ratio of 18 mean?

Means normal kidneys: BUN (blood urea nitrogen) is a test for a number of certain chemicals in the blood. Creatinine is a specific chemical that is released from the muscles. These are filtered out by the kidneys into the urine. The ratio of 18 means 18 to 1 of BUN to creatinine ; it is normal. If the ratio is higher that means the circulation is not delivering blood fast enough to the kidneys. If the ratio lowers to 1. ...Read more

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How can blood creatine levels be lowered?

IT CAN BE LOWERED: By improving kidney function and creatinine clearance improves with it. ...Read more

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Which medicine will help elevate serum creatine level?

Which medicine will help elevate serum creatine level?

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

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I have a bun creatine ratio of 24 1 what does that mean?

BUN:Cr: Could be normal for you depending on factors such as your level of protein intake. May indicate state of dehydration. In the absence of symptoms, it means a good overnight fast in preparation for your blood draw the following morning. ...Read more

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What is the normal creatine level for someone with one kidney?

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

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Is there a connection between creatine and RDW level increasing?

Is there a connection between creatine and RDW level increasing?

Maybe: The creatinine rise means the kidneys are functioning less well. Poor kidney function leads to anemia, and the high RDW goes along with a component of iron deficiency. More testing will be needed to sort all this out. ...Read more