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What Factors Can Affect the Creatinine Level in Kidney Disease

2016-02-14 10:00

What factors can affect the creatinine level in kidney disease? In clinic, the creatinine level will fluctuate from time to time, even the healthy people will have different creatinine levels, because there are many factors may affect it.

What is the normal level of creatinine?

Normal levels of creatinine in the blood are approximately 0.6 to 1.2 milligrams (mg) per deciliter (dL) in adult males and 0.5 to 1.1 milligrams per deciliter in adult females.

Muscular young or middle-aged adults may have more creatinine in their blood than the norm for the general population. Elderly persons, on the other hand, may have less creatinine in their blood than the norm. Infants have normal levels of about 0.2 or more, depending on their muscle development. In people with malnutrition, severeweight loss, and long standing illnesses, the muscle mass tends to diminish over time and, therefore, their creatinine level may be lower than expected for their age.

What factors can affect the creatinine level?

From the above we know that different gender, age and movement may affect the creatinine level. Except that the foods and the medicines the people take also will affect it. In addition, the disease such as cold, infection and kidney disease also will affect the creatinine level.

How to lower the high creatinine level ?

As we all know that many factors can affect the creatinine level, so when you take measures to lower it, you should know it’s underlying causes first, then take the corresponding measures. If you still have other questions or need any help in treating kidney disease, do not hesitant to contact us by email, we are here waiting to help you.

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