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What does a creatinine level of 1.1 mean?

What does a creatinine level of 1.1 mean?

Unclear: Serum creatinine is "normal" below 1.2 mg/dl for most labs. What it means for an individual depends on the gender, age, and weight. 1.1 for a man of average build in his 20's is likely normal. For a woman in her 80's, it is abnormal. ...Read more

Dr. Madhu Kandarpa
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Creatinine (Definition)

Creatinine is a byproduct of creatine phosphate, which is present in muscles. Creatinine levels increase if the ...Read more


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What does a creatinine level of 2.2 mean?

What does a creatinine level of 2.2 mean?

Kidney disease: Creatinine of 2.2 is elevated and elevation in creatinine is usually due to kidney disease. Please see your doctor to determine the cause and initiate treatment to keep it from getting worse. ...Read more

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What does a creatinine level of 1.34 mean?

What does a creatinine level of 1.34 mean?

Interpretation: Serum creatinine is affected by protein intake, gender, age, race, muscular build, and renal function. A rising creatinine is always of concern. "normal" on lab tests is generally less than 1.2 mg/dl.
Renal function can be estimated with a more complex formula or measured with a 24 h urine collection. ...Read more

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My blood creatinine level is 6 what does it means?

My blood creatinine level is 6 what does it means?

Kidney Failure: Creatinine of 6 is very abnormal and indicates less then 15 % kidney function. Most patients are started on dialysis at this creatinine level if they also have symptoms of kidney failure, high potassium etc. ...Read more

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I have a creatinine level of 1.6 and a bun of 13.....what does that mean?

I have a creatinine level of 1.6 and a bun of 13.....what does that mean?

Normal: Bun and creatinine are blood tests measuring kidney function and they appear to be within normal range ...Read more

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My creatinine, serem level is 0.46. What does it mean.?

My creatinine, serem level is 0.46. What does it mean.?

Good numbers.: This is a normal value. It means that your kidneys are very efficient at clearing waste products from your blood stream or you have been drinking a lot of fluid. ...Read more

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What does it mean if your creatinine levels are decreasing?

What does it mean if your creatinine levels are decreasing?

Short-term factors: Creatinine is affected by protein intake and hydration, both are factors that can be changed easily and affect the result. Have your test repeated. It is the baseline and trend that are important. ...Read more

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What does it mean if my CREATININE LEVEL is always 118 or 119 uMOL/L? The normal range is 50-120. For the 8th time, my CREA is always 119.

Could just be you: Reference ranges are set for couch-potatoes and if you're a well-muscled man, you'll have creatinine high, often above the "normal". And ranges are set arbitrarily to have a few percent of healthies outside on either end. Keep managing your hypertension and don't worry so much about creatinine. ...Read more

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For 9 times, my CREATININE level is 119 uMOL/L. The normal range is 50-120. However, yesterday my CREATININE is 81.54. What does this mean?

Decreased muscle.: Low blood levels of creatinine are not common, but they are also not usually a cause for concern. They can be seen with conditions that result in decreased muscle mass. ...Read more

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What does this mean : RBG 82 Urea 20, creatinine 0.6 in an adult male? Are these levels normal?

What does this mean : RBG 82 Urea 20, creatinine 0.6 in an adult male? Are these levels normal?

Yes: All of your lab test results are normal.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex.
Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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What does hiigh levels of creatinine in my urine mean?

What does hiigh levels of creatinine in my urine mean?

Not much: Urine creatinine is concentrated with dehydration, but is always higher than blood creatinine except in severe kidney desease. The urine creatinine is much higher than blood in a normal state. The importance of urine creatinine is in the calculation of creatinine clearance and fractional excretions. This requires interpretation by your physician. ...Read more

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I have a creatinine level of 74 and GFR of 81. ...what does this mean?

Here are some. ..: Please indicate if the creatinine is from blood or urine and clarify the unit of the test such as mg/dl. .. so I may answer your question to the point. Best wishes... ...Read more

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What does it mean if both bun & creatinine levels are good, but the ratio is high?

What does it mean if both bun & creatinine levels are good, but the ratio is high?

Actual values: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. Having said that, if both creatinine and BUN are normal you do not need to worry about the ratio. ...Read more

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What does it mean if both bun & creatinine levels are good, but the ratio is high?

Need numbers: It would help to have the actual numbers. The doctor who ordered these tests would be in a better position to advise as s/he knows your health status. ...Read more

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My son is 16 years old 5'10" 162 lbs. I was told his creatinine level was a bit high (1.1). What does this mean? How will this affect him?

My son is 16 years old 5'10" 162 lbs. I was told his creatinine level was a bit high (1.1). What does this mean? How will this affect him?

Whoa: Unless junior's personal physician very much disagrees, i'd ignore it. The "reference range" was set for non-exercising adults. Any teenaged boy with good muscles will have creatinine 1.1 or higher; in whole classes of athletic med students, most men had creatinine above this. When I was lifting daily, mine was 1.6; a bodybuilder often has 2.0. Too many lawyers and too little common sense. ...Read more

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What could my high creatinine level mean if pregnant?

Not likely: Pregnancy in a healthy woman should not increase creatinine level. Please see your doctor for an evaluation of kidney function. There are far too many causes of elevated creatinine to list, but most point to impairment of kidney function. ...Read more

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Level of creatinine high = 5 and crp= 77 is that means insuffisance reinale?

Yes: Elevated creatinine level could mean renal insufficiency, with or without crp. ...Read more

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Do high creatinine levels mean renal failure?

Do high creatinine levels mean renal failure?

High creatinine: Serum c is dependent on the person's weight, race and age. You need to have a 24 hour urine collection for a creatinine (c) clearance determination to know what your renal function is. When the urine is returned, blood is taken for a c level. That is the sure way to know how serious your creatinine level is and what your true renal function is. ...Read more

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What does a serum creatinine level of 2.2 mean?

Kidney dysfunction: A serum creatinine elevation like yours is a sign of kidney dysfunction or insufficiency. This needs to be evaluated and treated to avoid kidney failure. ...Read more

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Serum creatinine/plasma level of 0.66, what does this mean?

Additional info: Hi Tammy,
Here is some additional information for you regarding serum creatinine

http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/tests-procedures/creatinine-test/home/ovc-20179389

Hope this helps ...Read more