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What is a high creatinine level considered?

What is a high creatinine level considered?

It depends/can vary.: The standard reference ranges for serum creatinine are 0.5 to 1.0 mg/dl (about 45-90 ?mol/l) for women and 0.7 to 1.2 mg/dl (60-110 ?mol/l) for men. These can vary. For example, a bodybuilder can have a creatinine level of 2.0 and be healthy, while an elderly female can have a value of 1.2 and have severe renal disease. ...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 could my high creatinine level mean if pregnant?

What could my high creatinine level mean if pregnant?

Kidney problems.: Pregnancy relies on good renal function in the mother. Increased (>0.8-1.0 mg/dl) creatinine in pregnancy, if true, suggests poor renal function and portends poor prognosis for preeclampsia, hypertension, pulmonary edema, fetal growth and preterm birth. See a maternal-fetal medicine specialist to investigate this further and avoid high-protein diet as it can burden your kidneys even further. ...Read more

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What is high creatinine level after a kidney transplant?

What is high creatinine level after a kidney transplant?

No precise answer: The creatinine test is a surrogate for the more precise measurement of kidney function called gfr--glomerular filtration rate. The creatinine can vary based on donor and recipient gender, age and size, as well as some medical conditions most recipients with very good kidney function have a GFR between 40-70 cc/min and a serum creatinine between 1-2 mg/dl. ...Read more

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Hi i'm rami my mom have a high creatinine level 8.57 in the heamatology report and i want to help her, she's 53, what to do to reduce it?Plz help, thanks

Hi i'm rami
my mom have a high creatinine level 8.57 in the heamatology report and i want to help her, she's 53, what to do to reduce it?Plz help, thanks

High creatinine: A creatinine of 8.57 would not be on a hematology report, it would be on a chem panel. The lab should have called the doctor to report this elevated creatinine level. Have your mother speak to her doctor and get referred to a nephrologist. It seems that she would be rather ill with an untreated creatinine leve of 8.57 mg/dl. Get her some from a nephrologist to see if she can be helped. ...Read more

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Mom have a high creatinine level 8.57, how to decrase it?.I want to help her.And she want to know about some food without potassium, please help thanks

Mom have a high creatinine level 8.57, how to decrase it?.I want to help her.And she want to know about some food without potassium, please help
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Creatinine elevation: This creatinine value indicates kidney insufficiency that is advanced. She requires a nephrologists evaluation as soon as possible to determine how to reverse kidney failure. Safe foods include grain foods, pasta (no sauce), bread, rice, and most vegetables. Avoid tomato and potato and citrus fruits. See doctor and dietitian as soon as possible. ...Read more

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Is high levels of creatinine dangerous?

YES: Creatinine is non toxic substance produced by the muscles. High level of creatinine are suggestive of kidney failure. ...Read more

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I have a creatinine level of 1.2, isnt that high?

Upper limit : Creatinine of 1.2 is the upper limit of normal. More important is for you see your estimated glomerular filtration rate. Creatinine levels depend primarily on renal function, muscle mass and to some extent on state of hydration. You should discuss this result with your doctor at your next visit, . ...Read more

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Is a creatinine level of 0.73 considered to be high?

No: The value you stated is normal for an adult. See this site for more info. http://www.mayoclinic.org/tests-procedures/creatinine/basics/results/PRC-20014534 ...Read more

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Is there a medical term for high levels of creatinine?

Azotemia: High blood urea nitrogen and creatinine together. Please keep in mind that today's "normal creatinine / normal estimated gfr" make all well-muscled men into instant kidney patients, and that eating a big steak can raise your BUN above the reference range. Common sense and a basic knowledge of biology's central to understanding labs. ...Read more

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My creatinine level is 1.2 is that high how can I bring down?

Kidney function: Creatinine is just one measure of kidney function. "Normal" depends upon your lab so it's best to ask doc for results from lab that include reference range. These days, in the States, we ask our labs to calculate eGFR which gives better assessment of kidney function after taking into account age, gender, weight & ethnicity (https://goo.gl/gPIRhM). Young men w/more muscle tend to have higher Creati ...Read more