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Diet to prevent elevation of creatinine levels - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   hello doctor, i am xxxxx
Doctor :   ok
User :   i am having serum creatinine 3.9
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   since when
User :   is it dangerous for my kidneys
Doctor :   when was the test done
Doctor :   serum creatinine level of 3.9
User :   since last year it was 3.8 / 3.9 and last two months back it was 4.4 and again it came to 3.9
Doctor :   indicate kidney failing
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Dependants: Yes/No
User :   age - 31
User :   male
User :   xxxxx, xxxxx
User :   married
Doctor :   If the kidneys are failing, serum or plasma levels will rise.
User :   dependants yes
Doctor :   normal value is 0.8-1.3 mg/dL for men and 0.6 to 1.0 mg/dL for women.
User :   i am taking treatment at St. John's Hospital, Bangalore
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   u mean dialysis treatment
Doctor :   isit
User :   no
User :   just tablets
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   so what would u like to know about now
User :   is there a way to reduce the level from 3.9 to 1.3
Doctor :   r u diabetic or hypertensive
User :   no
Doctor :   if the kidney are failing
Doctor :   if there is permanent damage to kidney
Doctor :   not much can be done
Doctor :   u can only prevent further damage
Doctor :   and delay the process
User :   how
User :   by following which type of diet
Doctor :   at some point if u will need
Doctor :   dialysis or kidney transplant
User :   can i follow diet of raw foods
Doctor :   avoid taking salt
Doctor :   less of protiens
Doctor :   r u able to follow
User :   yes
User :   i am taking less of salt
Doctor :   A low-protein diet is used in people with abnormal kidney function to prevent worsening of their kidney disease . The diet is often low in sodium and potassium as well. For some people on this diet, fluid restriction is also necessary. And if you have diabetes along with kidney disease, a low-carbohydrate diet may be necessary
Doctor :   ok
User :   and not taking non veg
Doctor :   ok
User :   can i take vegetable raw itself
User :   without cooking
Doctor :   for complete diet advise
Doctor :   I would recommend you to take the advice of a nutritionist who can help you with the menu you require based on your diet patterns. For all weight problems, please visit and register at www.xxxxx.xxxxx, you can also call them alternatively at 0000
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Please fill this feed back form that i send, and do inform me when done. By then i shall type out the necessary Medical information for you.
User :   thank u
Doctor :   ur welcome
Doctor :   any doubts?
User :   bi
User :   no
Doctor :   bye for now
Doctor :   have a nice day
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