Category: kidney function test

What Does Creatinine 5 and Hemoglobin 7 means?

From received questions: I am a 50 years’ woman complaining from backpain and weakness all the time, and have got these lab work results: Creatinine 5 mg/dl BUN 140 eGFR 9.0 mL/min/1.73m2 Haemoglobin 7.5 Total white cells count 15,000 /ml Neutrophils cells count 12,500  /ml Serum Iron 35 Please explain my results. Interpretation Creatinine is the main waste product used to measure the efficiency of the kidneys, elevated when kidney have a damage or blockage. Haemoglobin is a molecule inside red blood cells which attach oxygen and transport it to tissues. Backpain is not usually a sign of renal impairment unless...

What Does Backpain with Normal Creatinine Mean?

Back pain or flank pain usually a result of musculoskeletal problems but often can be a sign of kidney pain. It is difficult to diagnose the lower back pain as a pain in the kidneys. But it can be predicted as follows: The kidney pain felt under the ribs and is deeper than muscle pain. Back pain caused by muscle strain is down from where the pain caused by the kidneys. How do I differentiate between low back pain resulting from total pain and pain caused by muscle problems? If the pain moves towards your side and groin area. Urine analysis show...

Understand GFR Blood Test and Normal GFR Levels Range

GFR word stands for Glomerular Filtration Rate and tells how well your kidneys are working? Most people who developed CKD they weren’t know at earlier time because the disease itself progress silently for long period of time. Usually a man comes to the ER room complains from signs such as swelling, high blood pressure, nausea, poor appetite, and vomiting. After doing General Medical Checkup at the laboratory, results come with high creatinine level which indicate chronic disease of the kidney. Normal GFR Levels The GFR results seen in healthy individuals with normal kidney function. Normal GFR Levels Chart by Age Age...

How to Set Protein Diet by BUN Creatinine Uric Levels

Learn how to follow-up protein diets with blood test results of BUN, Creatinine, and Uric acid. Earlier this week, a man came to the laboratory to do creatinine and blood urea tests, after asking him about the reason he testing for, “I relied on myself to apply a protein diet to lose weight myself. I measure the level of the BUN and creatinine every week to make sure it is within the normal range, because I know that the urea and creatinine will rise if you eat large amounts of protein.” he replied. From that point, I realized that many...

Understand Creatinine Blood Test and Normal Creatinine Levels by Age

Creatinine is an important blood test to identify early kidney diseases. Unfortunately, several medical conditions can cause abnormal creatinine levels in the blood. This Complete Guide will explain the importance of creatinine blood test and how to interpret test results. Creatinine Blood Test Quick Summary.. Creatinine is a medical test in routine blood and urine tests for kidney function, and it’s a reflection of general metabolic health. A chemical “Creatinine” is one of human waste that the body must expel or those wastes can toxify your blood. The organ responsible for creatinine clearance from our blood is the kidneys. Creatinine comes...