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High serum creatinine level in urine - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
Doctor :   Are you there?
User :   yes
Doctor :   Please proceed with your query.
User :   my dad did a urine and blood test and his serum creatine level is high (6.5)
Doctor :   Ok
User :   so he needs to see a urologist, I guess
User :   so can you help with an appointment with a urologist in xxxx hospital in xxxxxx
Doctor :   May I know his age?
User :   75
Doctor :   Do you have his urine analysis reports with you?
Doctor :   Were there normal?
User :   its with my sis in xxxxxx , but here are the other details which were not normal
User :   6.5 serum creatinine pottassium is 5.8 post void urine 450ml pre void 600 moderately enlarged prostate 45g
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Is he know to have renal disease in the past?
User :   no
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Let me brief you.
User :   he has alzheimers though
Doctor :   High serum creatinine levels indicates renal failure.
Doctor :   It appears that he has developed acute renal failure secondary to urine obstruction.
Doctor :   Higher creatinine values, with derangement of potassium can lead to worsening of the condition.
Doctor :   We shall help you in fixing an appointment with the urologist, however,
Doctor :   if you notice any symptoms such as breathing difficulties, limb swelling or any other new symptoms, you will have to visit a hospital immediately.
User :   I am aware of that, I was told we need to visit an urologist to do a catharasis to lower the creatinine levels
User :   hence want it in the hostpital so any other complication can also be dealt with
Doctor :   In that case, I will make sure that the right person from customer support team calls you on your phone after this chat. They will help you in fixing an appointment with the concerned person.
Doctor :   Is there anything else that I can assist you with?
User :   ok, thanks
Doctor :   Is there anything else that I can assist you with?
Doctor :   Are you there?
User :   thats it thanks
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me. The customer team will call you soon. Bye for now.
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