Creatinine is a waste product that is excreted through the kidneys. Higher levels of creatinine are associated with kidney conditions such as renal failure and decreased kidney function due to age.
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Please suggest a few measures to reduce creatinine levels and sugar levels.
Query: Hi doctor, My mother-in-law is 56 year old. For the past 10 years she is having diabetes. Since 5-6 months, her sugar levels are very high. She is using insulin Actrapid 20 units. Three years back, she was diagnosed with breast cancer. Underwent operation, chemotherapy, radiation therapy and cancer ... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your mother-in-law has been diagnosed with acute pyelonephritis that is there is infection in the kidneys. Her random blood sugar is also increased, which suggests that insulin dose should be increased. But, that depends on the treating doctor after assessing all h... Read Full »
Why is there a rise in my creatinine level?
Query: Hello doctor, My creatinine level is 1.9. What should I do? My BP is normal. I am currently on Zyloric 100 mg thrice daily, Atorvastatin 10 mg, and Eltroxin. I have done an ultrasound. I had a USG done with no abnormal findings. Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. This rise in creatinine levels is usually related to a kidney dysfunction. For this reason, I suggest performing further tests to investigate your kidney function like creatinine clearance, a urine analysis, urine microalbuminuria and consult with a nephrologist. I... Read Full »
What diet can be given to prevent dialysis and control creatinine level in a diabetic?
Query: Hello doctor, I am a male, 68 years old, diabetic, with chronic kidney disease, and creatinine level 5.96. What diet should be given to prevent dialysis and control creatinine level? Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Reviewing the laboratory results (attachment removed to protect patient identity), the patient has already developed significant damage, creatinine is too high and has already secondary hyperparathyroidism. Type 2 diabetes with renal complication. Dialysis is unavoidabl... Read Full »
How is an increase in creatinine level significant in a diabetic patient?
Query: Hello doctor, I am a 56 year old male. I was told that my creatinine level is 2.3 after my last HbA1c. I am type 2 diabetic. I am now on Atkins diet to reduce dramatically lower carbohydrates. What is the significance of increased creatinine level? What is considered as a critical level? Please exp... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. We are here to help you. Rise in serum creatinine level in a diabetic person points towards the development of diabetic nephropathy. Yes, increased serum creatinine requires alarming as this can further progress into end-stage renal disease. Now, you required ... Read Full »
Can lifestyle changes help in reducing high creatinine levels?
Query: Hello doctor, My creatinine level is 1.7 mg/dL. I am a diabetic, and I was on regular medication for the same. I also take Nefrosave tablets. My blood sugar levels dropped to 59 mg/dL all of a sudden. My physician advised me to stop taking Glycomet 850. After 10 days, he checked my creatinine level... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You will need to repeat the urea and creatinine tests after two weeks in order to rule out chronic kidney disease. It is important to attribute this to a particular cause to effectively prevent further increase in creatinine levels. The likely cause could be diabete... Read Full »
My creatinine levels remain high at the age of 24 years. How to reduce them?
Query: Hi doctor, I had a creatinine test, and the result was 1.30 mg/dL. Someone said that it should be less than 0.5 mg/dl for my age. I am tensed that my creatinine level is almost high for a 24 year old male, although the normal range is between 0.5 - 1.3 mg/dL. How can I decrease my creatinine lev... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The creatinine level of 0.5 - 1.3 mg/dL is the reference range. Your creatinine is normal high. You should not worry, but take precautions. You should avoid too much animal meat. Your diet should contain the meat vegetable ratio of 1:6. You mu... Read Full »
What could be the possible cause for increased creatinine level?
Query: Increasing of creatinine also getting paralize i think it is also a problem of high level of pressure. Currently, I am taking Nicardia Retard 20, Sebuxo, Revlamer, Arkamin and Nebimac tablet. Read Full »
Dr. Goswami Parth Rajendragiri
Answer: Hi welcome to the icliniq.com Your creatinine level is increasing as per history More then 1 level of creatinine considered high.. From serum creatinine and from your weight creatinine clearance can be calculated which is more important predictor then only creatinine.. Hypertension, diabet... Read Full »
What can be done for high levels of urea and creatinine?
Query: Hi doctor, My grandfather is 82 years old. He has undergone bypass surgery before 14 years and also done angioplasty last month. He has diabetes and BP. He has a high level of blood urea and creatinine. What are the steps can be taken now? Please suggest. Read Full »
Dr. Hafiz Muhammad Hassan Shoukat
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. He has a worsening kidney function secondary to hypertension and diabetes. His hemoglobin is low, (attachment removed to protect patient identity) and it is 7.6 g/dL. I believe that it is low due to kidney failure and he also has a bladder infection. Consult a urologist... Read Full »
How to control creatinine levels?
Query: Hi doctor, I am a 74 year old male. For the past two years I am house-ridden, but not bedridden yet. I feel tired after walking a mere half a kilometer. I walk with the help of a walking stick, because I lose balance while walking. Sometimes I feel orthostatic hypotension. I consulted a cardiol... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Please attach all your CT reports and your blood profile for my best opinion. Thanks. Revert back with the reports to a nephrologist online --> https://www.icliniq.com/ask-a-doctor-online/nephrologist Read Full »
Are high creatinine and back pain signs of kidney failure?
Query: Hello doctor, I have pain on the right side of my back, and I have a fever of 100 F. I do not have shortness of breath, and my urine output is fine. I get shoulder pain when I breathe deeply, and I feel tired. I got a blood test yesterday, and my neutrophils are 9.68, lymphocytes are 13.10, total... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Stop Envas (Enalapril) immediately, and check your weight and blood pressure daily. If fever persists, then Dytor plus (Spironolactone and Torasemide) also needs to be reduced. High creatinine of 1.4 is mostly because of fever, which would settle once the fever goes.... Read Full »