High Creatinine Level and Lowe GFR are the common compliant for patients with kidney disease. Today, one patient ask our Online Doctor, “how to lower 11.9 creatinine level and increase GFR 27.5?” For the question, the doctor come from Shijiazhuang Kidney Disease Hospital also gives the detailed explanation and treatment options below.
What is the creatinine and GFR?
Creatinine is the waste product of muscle metabolism, and it is mainly excreted by kidneys. When the kidneys are damaged severely, the creatinine will be failed to excrete out, which will cause the elevated creatinine level. In medical area, it is usually taken as the indicator of renal function. And the normal creatinine level is 0.5-1.1mg/dl for females and 0.6-1.2mg/dl for males
GFR (glomerular filtration rate) is a more reliable index to decide which kidney stage you are in. For kidney failure patients, their kidney are damaged, some part of glomeruli also be damaged, the GFR also be reduced as well. All in all, the lower GFR is, the lower kidney function patients have. The normal GFR level is 90ml/min or even above.
How to treat the condition?
Through the comparison, we can see that 11.9 creatinine level and 27.5 GFR means kidney has been damaged severely. In the condition, patents indeed will suffer a lot. If you want to learn more details, you can talk with the Online Doctor or email to firstname.lastname@example.org and we are glad to help you.
Dialysis-it can help remove extra wastes and toxins from the body effectively and it also can help prolong patients’ life time. But it is a pity that dialysis cannot improve renal function.
Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy-actually, as long as patients have a certain urine output, there is a great chance to avoid dialysis after this treatment. The medicines in the treatment focus on repairing kidney damage and improving renal function by dilating blood vessels, promoting blood circulation, anti-inflammation, anti-coagulation, degradation of extracellular matrix and so on. Only kidney function get improved, can high creatinine level be lowered from the root.
In addition, you should have to develop a balanced diet plan and live a healthy life, so as to protect kidney from the damage.
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