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Will Hydration Effect Creatinine Level
Is it important to be well hydrated before you test for serum creatinine?What will happen if im not well hydrated before the test?
Is there a certain amount of water you're supposed to drink or hydration level to get an accurate BP reading?
I tested my hydration level on a machine at a local pharmacy, and it read -.17. Is that alarming? My husbands read +.29.
Is there a small portable device that can measure hydration levels to see if someone is drinking not enough or too much water?
Unfortunately no: Unfortunately to get an adequate intake and output for hydration status, the best way is to measure accurately what you're taking in, what you are output. Other methods for such a hydration status is obtaining orthostatic tilt test, measuring blood pressure, heart rate between supine, seated, and standing positions, assessing for skin turgor, moisture in the mucous membrane. ...Read more
Recent kidney transplanted (12.18.13) in and out of hospital due hydration. Feeling good after 3mos;. creatine level up to 5.+ No signs of rejection?
Follow your Doc...: Clinically, you are optimizing the benefit of kidney transplant, but when and when is the landing point of post-kidney transplant recovery remain to be seen. For the ongoing care, it would be more & most reasonable and beneficial to closely work with your existing nephrologist and PCP than guessing online. Best wish... ...Read more
Saliva constantly frothy or bubbly for 1yr, regardless of hydration level. Worse when speaking. Very hard not to spit bubbles while talking. Causes??
Does very low level of hydration cause weight loss? I have had a check up and everything was normal, except for a urinary infection.
91 year old male with pain on left side about hip level but towards the back. No blood in urine. Could this be a kidney stone on Coumadin and flomax. He has a huge protate and does not hydrate enough.
Here are some ...: Clinically, I agree with my colleague stating musculoskeletal origin as a culprit for pain as described. For a 91-year-old man, bring the detailed info on his voiding history and pain near left hip & lower back stressing their quality, quantity, and sequence of events over time to Doc for analysis, physical exam, & tests such as residual urine, urinalysis, renal function, etc. so to define cause ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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