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What causes EPO level to drop. Can it be something not serious. Kidneys scan and ceatinine level in blood normal. Got moderate anemia. Epo low. 70 yrs?

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Dr. Jack Rubin
Internal Medicine - Nephrology & Dialysis

In brief: Anemia in a 70'er

The 70 year old person likely has chronic kidney disease (CKD), despite having a normal level creatinine.
Have that person see a nephrologist for a 24 hour urine for creatinine clearance to assess the person's kidney function. It the glomerular filtration rate (GFR) is

In brief: Anemia in a 70'er

The 70 year old person likely has chronic kidney disease (CKD), despite having a normal level creatinine.
Have that person see a nephrologist for a 24 hour urine for creatinine clearance to assess the person's kidney function. It the glomerular filtration rate (GFR) is
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