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What do you do when your creatinine level is elevated?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Why do you ask?

If it's just from bodybuilding, ignore it.
When I was lifting weights daily, I ran 1.6-1.8. Same applies if you've got a lot of muscle because you're overweight. Otherwise, get with your physician about why your kidneys may not be working to capacity. Very often it's meds -- ibuprofen is infamous. How's your BUN and urinalysis? Best wishes.

In brief: Why do you ask?

If it's just from bodybuilding, ignore it.
When I was lifting weights daily, I ran 1.6-1.8. Same applies if you've got a lot of muscle because you're overweight. Otherwise, get with your physician about why your kidneys may not be working to capacity. Very often it's meds -- ibuprofen is infamous. How's your BUN and urinalysis? Best wishes.
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: ELEVATED CREATININE

If in blood you find that the creatinine level is elevated you try to find the cause of the abnormal test.
It can be elevated due to dehydration you correct that by fluids .If it is elevated due to obtruction to the passage of urine correct that it comes down.But if is due to chronic condition like diabetes or high bp, then you try to control these to prevent further rise.If goes over 6dialysis.

In brief: ELEVATED CREATININE

If in blood you find that the creatinine level is elevated you try to find the cause of the abnormal test.
It can be elevated due to dehydration you correct that by fluids .If it is elevated due to obtruction to the passage of urine correct that it comes down.But if is due to chronic condition like diabetes or high bp, then you try to control these to prevent further rise.If goes over 6dialysis.
Dr. Yash Khanna
Dr. Yash Khanna
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Dr. Rajesh Boorgu
Internal Medicine - Nephrology & Dialysis
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Check kidneys

Elevated creatinine is an indication of reduced kidney function.
The causes of this could be many and should be evaluated.

In brief: Check kidneys

Elevated creatinine is an indication of reduced kidney function.
The causes of this could be many and should be evaluated.
Dr. Rajesh Boorgu
Dr. Rajesh Boorgu
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