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Elevated serum creatinine, blood urea levels. How to control them?

my fathers kidney is not working properly he has b. as well as diabetes ,week ago his b.p raised to 220 his sr. creatinine was 4.6 but today his b.p is 120 nd 90 and diabetes is also normal nd he is feeling much better as normal person but his sr.creatinine is raised to 5.5 nd blood urea is 178 how can we control both sr.creatinine nd blood urea and can we controll them?
Asked On : Wed, 5 Dec 2012
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Thanks for writing your query to us.

Blood pressure & diabetes both can affect the kidney function. Hence it is very important that both blood pressure as well as sugar levels should be kept with in normal range. S.creatinine increasing from 4.6 to 5.5 is a very significant finding. It suggests that his kidney's are getting weak day by day. Whatever damage has occured that cannot be completely cured but we need to restrict or decrease any further damage to his kidneys. Consult a Nephrologist in your area & show you dad to him along with all his reports.

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Answered: Fri, 7 Dec 2012
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