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High creatinine levels. Need to see a nephrologist? Chances of CKD?

My wife's latest creatinine is 3.9 and a eGFR of 14. She is African-American. A month ago they were 2.06 & 28. The cardiologist who ran the tests said she would run another next week & then make a decision as to whether to recommend a nephrologist referral. I think we should be seeing one NOW. ALSO, what stage of CKD would you assess this to be, 4 or 5?
Asked On : Tue, 9 Apr 2013
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Nephrologist 's  Response
First we need to look if she has
-acute renal failure(ARF) or
-CKD or
She has to undergo a battery of investigations like urine routine, sonography, CBC.
If it is a CKD she falls in stage 5 as per the eGFR.
you have to see nephrologist at the earliest.
Answered: Tue, 9 Apr 2013
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