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Does High Creatinine Level Equal Kidney Failure

2014-12-06 14:39| Font Size A A A

Does High Creatinine Level Equal Kidney Failure In recent years, many people are diagnosed with high creatinine level and some patients mistakenly think that this symptom is equal Kidney Failure, while others think it does not always associated with severe kidney damage. Here for the question, the following explanations can as your reference.

The overview of Kidney Failure

As it name, Kidney Failure refers to a partial or total loos of kidney function. It is well known that our healthy kidneys are important organs which are packed with numerous functions. One of important function is that healthy kidneys are responsible to discharging wastes and toxins from the body effectively. However, when they are damaged, harmful substances will accumulate in the kidneys and later cause damage of intrinsic cells. In clinical, Kidney Failure also know as the ESRD or Stage 5 CKD which refers that the glomerular filtration rate of patients are lower than 15ml/min. In the stage, dialysis or kidney transplant may be applied to maintain the life.

Well then, does high creatinine level mean kidney failure?

Creatinine is a metabolic of creatine from our muscles. And it can come from the food which can produce some creatinine. Normally, our kidneys are in charge of keeping creatinine level within the normal range. The normal range of creatinine level is 0.5-1.1mg/dl for female and 0.6-1.2mg/dl for male. if creatinine level is more than the normal range, it is possible to indicate that there is something wrong with your kidneys. However, it is not easy to increase until a half of renal function has been lost. Therefore, high creatinine level is usually indicate the severe damage of glomerular filtration rate.

However, if someone is diagnosed with Kidney Failure, his creatinine level must be high, while high creatinine level dose not indicate Kidney Failure. He may be just in Stage 2 or Stage 3 CKD. And as long as you take the effective treatment timely, high creatinine level can be reduced and dialysis or kidney transplant may be avoided. Here I introduce a natural remedy called Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy to you. It is an external application of Chinese medicines which can relieve many related symptoms through the numerous functions. More specific and detailed treatment tips, welcome to leave a message below or mail us to renal-disease@hotmail.com

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