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High creatinine, urea and potassium. Multiple biochem analysis needed ?

My father creatinine is 289 umol/L against the control from 60-130, urea is 17.6 against the control 3-9, potassium is 5.3 compared with control 3.5-5.1 mmol/L n eGFR is 19ml/min/1.73m2. Tests suggested that he need multiple biochem analysis. May I know what is the best option to take under the present circumstances? Thanks AAAA
Asked On : Fri, 10 Aug 2012
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Hi there, thanks for writing in. Sorry for delayed response. I am a medical specialist with an additional degree in cardiology. Before anything is done you ought to be treated for high K levels which are touching danger mark. With the available data you have acute on chronic or acute renal insufficiency. These will have to be differentiated by further biochemical tests and measuring the size of your kidney. As I said and now repeat that please go and see a doctor so that your hyperkalemia (increased K) is taken care of rest of things can follow.

With Best Wishes
Dr Anil Grover,
Medical Specialist & Cardiologist
M.B.;B.S, M.D. (Internal Medicine) D.M.(Cardiology)
Answered: Sat, 11 Aug 2012
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