Testosterone and creatinine clearance?

Clarify. I'm not sure what your question is. Testosterone should be used with caution in patients with conditions involving edema, such as impaired kidney function, as the hormone may worsen edema. One of the adverse effects of testosterone is an increase in serum creatinine concentration.

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What is a creatinine clearance?

Kdney function. A measure of your kidneys ability to clear waste products from the blood stream. It is calculated from your Creatinine level and takes your age, sex and weight into account. Read more...

How to boost your creatinine clearance?

Renal health. Creatinine clearance depends primarily on the glomerular filtration function of the kidney. There is no way to boost it above the normal level, nor is there any need for it. If your creatinine clearance is lower than normal, you ought to consult a nephrologist. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. Read more...

Doing creatinine clearance test is pain in the a#@?

Peeing in a bottle:) Creatinine clearance is an exact measurement of renal function, much more accurate than calculation made from serum creatinine alone. The 'pain' i guess you are referring to is that to do the test accurately requires collecting every drop of urine in a special bottle given by the lab for 24 hours. Enjoy the challenge-:). Read more...

What are the sources of error for creatinine clearance?

Creatinine clearance. The most common cause is improper urine collection which means all the urine is not collected in the container. The other reason could be not collecting blood specimen for serum creatinine once you finished the urine collection. Another reason could be not collecting urine in proper container and the last reason can be not writing the correct total volume of the urine. Read more...

Why are both a creatinine clearance test and a serum creatinine test done? Pain in the rear to collect.

See below. You are right, a collection of the 24 hour urine is cumbersome.It is possible to have a estimate of the GFR and creatinine clearance based on serum creatinine with a formula and tables which are easily available, which dose not require the urine collection. The 24 hour collection may be more accurate in extremes of weight etc and not necessary for most clinical scenarios. Read more...