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Treatment for high creatinine levels - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   Sir, I am 56 Male married with two children, slightly hepertensive since 15 years taking ALMOVAS-OL one at night and atenolol 50 in the morning . Recently I just got my C B C and F B S along with SERUM CREATININE.The Blood report is very normal ( TC DC ESR, PLTELETS) so is the FBS (74) How ever my Serum creatinine is 1.12( LAB max is 1.1 only. Kindly enlighten me what should I do. and what further investigations are required to be undertaken Thanks
Doctor :   Serum creatinine is 1.12 is on the highre side..
Doctor :   Blood sugars are nothig to worry they willfluctuate..
User :   please advise me sir, what other tests are to be carried out to find out the FUNCTION OF KIDNEYS
Doctor :   renal parameters like the USG for teh kidney and the other like the ..
Doctor :   creatinin can be raised due to the many ereasons..
Doctor :   Yes, as I am chatting with some patients simultaneously. Please bear with us for a reply
User :   can the hypertensive medicines cause the creatinine level increase sir?
User :   I under stand sir, please carry on sir
Doctor :   yes it can since the drugs during the course of time will cause the renal functions to deteriorate..
Doctor :   and hence there should be a regular testing of teh renal functions..
User :   what is exactly teh renal function how it is carried out sir. Is it the normal USG
Doctor :   sr Creatinin and the Blood urea are the basic tests and then the others will be only for the
Doctor :   morphology of the kidneys..
Doctor :   Ultrasound..
Doctor :   scan
Doctor :   then there are other specific tests that will be needed if the Dr. find s out some thing abnormal in these basic tests.
User :   since I have already undergone CREATININE test, Shall I go for blood UREA test please
Doctor :   It would have been done along with this test itself..
Doctor :   And if not its better to get it done..
User :   Actually sir, No doctor advised me these tests. Normally I chk up my self these things . Now that the creatinine is 1.12 I will undergo the BLOOD UREA test tomorrow and check up with a UROLOGIST
User :   SIr, mean while can u please suggest me how to keep the creatinine level low, if not how to maintain it ..please
Doctor :   Yes it will be the best since you have mi\entioned that you have been a hypertensive..
Doctor :   Please fill this Feed back form I send, while I type the necessary information, say done when done.
Doctor :   If you wish, we can fix up your appointment with a doctor in your area.
User :   I am in rajasthan and if u can kindly mention the Dr name so that I can fix an appointment and get the needful done please
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