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What do the below mentioned lab reports indicate?

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Posted on Wed, 27 May 2015
Question: I am a 66 year old non smoker, drink lightly female, 130 pounds, 5'4''. Walk 3 miles almost every day. Was in great shape I thought till I was told I had Stage 3 CKD. No one ever told me. I have my medical records now from March , 2011. My GFR has been around 51 most of that time. One time it spiked to 72. Another 2 times it went to 47

I have taken pain pills from time to time in my life. I also took predesone for sinus infections. Seemed to have lots of them when I was younger.
The creatiine level on 4/8/15 was 1.13 and gfr was 51. On 3/24/15 it was 1.2 and 47.
10/23/14 was 1.04/57. 10.28/13 was 1.2 and 47. March 2, 2011 was 1.1 and 50.

Hemoglobin on 4/8/15 was 14.5
Calcium 9.3
alkaline Phosphatase, S was 79
I do no have anything called uric acid test.

I do not have swelling in the legs.

I was on Crestor and quit last week. O don't know why I was on Crestor. My HDL has always been around 100! My LDL is very very low.

My vitamins I take are B3, B6, B12, C, D, E, Qu10 That is it.

My potassium is 5

total protein is 6.4

What do I look forward too? Will I die early? Will I have to go on dialysis. I have completely changed my entire diet since last week when I was told this shocking news.
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Answered by Dr. Rakesh Madhyastha (1 hour later)
Brief Answer:
Not chronic kidney disease

Detailed Answer:
Hello

Thanks for the query

Your creatinine is within normal limits and you do not have chonic kidney disease. It looks like your gfr has not been calculated accurately. I recommend you to undergo Dtpa scan for a more accurate reading. Most formulas use age as an indicator hence most patients as they age will fall under chronic kidney disease bracket.

Formula based calculation only tells us creatinine clearance and not gfr by itself and it is only used to drug dosing and not for prognostication of disease

Please do not worry about it, your renal function is normal

I hope I was of help, if you have any further queries please get back to me

Regards
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What do the below mentioned lab reports indicate?

Brief Answer: Not chronic kidney disease Detailed Answer: Hello Thanks for the query Your creatinine is within normal limits and you do not have chonic kidney disease. It looks like your gfr has not been calculated accurately. I recommend you to undergo Dtpa scan for a more accurate reading. Most formulas use age as an indicator hence most patients as they age will fall under chronic kidney disease bracket. Formula based calculation only tells us creatinine clearance and not gfr by itself and it is only used to drug dosing and not for prognostication of disease Please do not worry about it, your renal function is normal I hope I was of help, if you have any further queries please get back to me Regards