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Creatine phosphate in muscle - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help
User :   hi
User :   hi
Doctor :   yes
User :   My Dad has a Creatinine level of 1.6 by his latest report
Doctor :   ok
User :   is it smothng to worry about
User :   his BP is 110/70 & his sugars is 165 PPBS
Doctor :   but befor that let me ask you few questions
User :   yes
Doctor :   why was this done ?
User :   he had a heartattack in Jan this year & had to undergo a angioblast for closed blocks....hence doc wanted to be sure he was completely okie with all tests hence there was a blood test done
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   creatinine is a break-down product of creatine phosphate in muscle, and is usually produced at a fairly constant rate by the body (depending on muscle mass).
User :   okie
Doctor :   0.7 to 1.2 mg/dL is normal for man
User :   okie
Doctor :   While a baseline serum creatinine of 2.0 mg/dL may indicate normal kidney function in a male body builder,
User :   okie
Doctor :   is there any thing that i can help?
User :   is there a cause to worry??
Doctor :   with this value getting the repeated creatinine estimation would give a better picture
User :   hmmm does a 24hr urine test help??
Doctor :   it will help but for that to evident there should be significant rise
User :   what r the causes for increase creatinine levels?
User :   Like are there any foods(diet) any tablets.....anythng that cause increase in creatinine level in the body??
Doctor :   there are causes for raised creatine
Doctor :   muscular young male
User :   ok
Doctor :   icreased muscle dyytruction may be due to chronic illness
Doctor :   red meat
User :   okie
User :   oki
Doctor :   any dishormony of the kidney function
User :   hmmm okie
User :   can this be cured??
User :   by medication??
Doctor :   it is an investigation finding of under lying disease\
User :   n what is an alarming rate of creatinine that we need to take action on??
Doctor :   it is not one time elevation that is significant
User :   okie
Doctor :   but more than one you need to consult a nephrologist
User :   okie
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User :   done
User :   thankz a ton
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