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What Are Causes And Harms Of High Creatinine Level

2014-09-03 00:32

What Are Causes And Harms Of High Creatinine LevelCreatinine is a breakdown product of creatine phosphate in muscle and it is usually expelled out of our body by kidneys. Creatinine blood test is a test that measures kidney function. So once people have high creatinine level, they are very scared and doubt whether they suffer from kidney disease. Does high creatinine level always indicate kidney disease? What are the causes of elevated creatinine level? What are the harms with increased creatinine level?

What are the causes of high creatinine level?

1. If your body loss fluid, you have fever, sweat and less fluid intake as well as polyuria time. This can result in blood concentration, decreased renal blood flow and then high creatinine level occur.

2. Abnormal urine, long time of blood in urine and proteinuria can also lead to elevated creatinine level.

3. Tiredness, bad breaks and do not pay attention to life details may also induce elevated serum creatinine level.

4. Patients with kidney dysfunction get infected and elevated creatinine level occur in a short period.

5. Kidney disease patients take medications which have damages on kidneys. In this condition, increased creatinine level can also present and even be irreversible.

Kidney disease can lead to elevated creatinine level, but not all high creatinine level is caused by kidney disease. Therefore, you should go to see a doctor and let the doctor judge whether you have kidney disease or not.

What are the harms of high creatinine level?

1. Infection

Toxins accumulate in the body, which will result in inflammatory reaction. And creatinine increase can lead to glomerular nephritis.

2. Renal osteopathy

High creatinine level can lead to ostalgia, proximal muscle weakness. Skeletal deformities are able to cause short stature and other symptoms.

3. Blood system disease

If kidneys cannot work well to drain creatinine from the body, massive creatinine will pile up in the blood and long time of it will lead to anemia and blood system disease.

High creatinine level can be lowered by diet and medical treatment. If you want to learn the detailed information, you can leave us a message to kidneycares@hotmail.com or consult our online doctor directly.

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