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What Is The Abbreviation For Creatinine
Maybe (not) . . .: It depends. Don't you hate those answers? Creatinine is only a partial assessment of your kidney function. For complete interpretation, we also need your gender (female in your case, i presume), age, ethnicity & body weight. These values are then incorporated into the egfr which is a better measure of your kidney function. Most labs automatically calculate this so ask for result. Normal is 90-100+. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It depends: If you're a well-muscled or just a husky / big man, this is normal. When i was lifting weights every day, mine ran 1.6-1.7. You're a person, not a bunch of numbers. You'll even find labs that will give an adjustment for people of african descent "because black people are more muscular." this is subscience. Stop worrying. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Creatinine: Creatinine level depends on many things....Age, race, sex, muscle mass. For women, the usual creatinine is between 0.6 and 1mg/dl. For men, between 0.9 and 1.4mg/dl. As we age, the creatinine should lower slightly (less muscle mass). The number is important but so are the trends. Usually, I am not very concerned with a creatinine of 1 unless its someone very young or very small/frail. ...Read more
Elevated creatinine: Elevated creatinine is ussually a sign of kidney disease, patient with high muscle mass may have higher level of creatinine than those with low muscle mass, a crush injury can cause elevated creanine. Patient with severe with kidney disease ( elevated creatinine) may need to be placed on dialysis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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