For patients with chronic kidney disease, creatinine is an important standard to learn about patient’s kidney function. High creatinine is usually a danagerous sign, which indicates patient’s kidney function is damaged severely, and it has significant meaning if patient’s high creatnine can be reduced. Well then, can high creatinine be temporary?
Why high creatinine is a dangerous sign?
Kidney is our body’s fiter, which is in charge of filtratng out the metabolic wastes from our body. While CKD can damage patient’s kidney function gradually, which can cause the metabolic wastes accumulating in our body. When much excess creatinine accumulates in patient’s body, that will cause patients to have high creatinine.
However, it is not easy for patients with kidney disease to have high creatinine, because our kidney has strong metabolic ability, which cause half normal kidney function will be able to guarantee our body health. As a result, patients will not have have high creatinine unless more than half normal kidney function is damaged, which means patient’s condition is already very severe.
Can high creatinine be temporary?
Patients may expect their high creatinine level can be temporary, so they will not need to worry too much about it.
In fact, creatinine is the breakdown product of muscle, and creatinine level in our body can be affected by many factors, so lots of reasons lead to high creatinine. For example, if CKD patients take strenuous exercise, their creatinine level will be elevated, and if patients take much meat in their diet, their creatinine level can also be increased. High creatinine caused by these factors will not last long, and they are also not dangerous. However, if patient’s high creatinine is caused by kidney damage, it will be continuously high, and that is a dangerous sign.
As we know, chronic kidney disease is very dangerous, and patients should take meausres actively to improve their condition. If you need any help, you can leave us a message about your details and problem. We will provide the guidance you need or do what we can to help you.
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