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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...

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...