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Raised creatinine levels - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   with s creatinine value 3.65 how long can my dad go on without dialysis
Doctor :  
How can I help you?
Doctor :   I will help you in this.
User :   approximately?
Doctor :  
Can I ask few questions?
User :   sure
Doctor :   May I know a few more details like his age
User :   but on an avg how long
User :   61 and he has PKD
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Is it Polycystic kidney disease?
User :   c cysts on left n 2 on right yes
User :   *2
Doctor :   Ok

Doctor :  
When was he diagnosed with that?
User :   about a year back..
User :   but we know the seriousness only now
Doctor :   Ok

User :   plz answer soon as this chat will end in few mins
Doctor :  
How has his creatinine levels progressed since then?
User :   from 1.6 to 3.65 in 1 year
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Dialysis requirement depends also on blood urea nitrogen levels
Doctor :   symptoms

Doctor :  
If there is reduced urine output
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