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How Does High Creatinine Level Occur

2015-03-29 07:50

How Does High Creatinine Level OccurNowadays high creatinine level is a common disease. Most people think high creatinine level is the sign of illness so they will feel uneasy. Actually creatinine elevation can be caused by many factors. The following will explain them to you.

What causes high creatinine level?

1. kidney disease

High creatinine level is an important indicator of kidney disease. This is because creatinine is waste product which should be discharged by kidneys. However, when kidneys are damaged, this filtering ability will be damaged and excess creatinine will accumulate in the body, causing high creatinine level.

2. Patients have had kidney disease.

Since medical conditions relapse, patients will have oliguria or even anuria. Acute renal insufficiency will cause creatinine to elevate.

3. kidney dysfunction

Infection including cold, pneumonia, intestinal infection and urinary tract infection, etc can all trigger high creatinine level in a short time.

4. primary high blood pressure

If high blood pressure does not get well controlled and you have middle or massive proteinuria, high creatinine level will occur gradually.

5. dehydration

Fever, sweating, less water intake and polyuria will lead to hemoconcentration and decreased renal blood flow, and then high creatinine level will appear.

6. tiredness

If you do not have a good rest and follow a bad eating habit, high creatinine level can also be triggered.

High creatiinine level can be caused by many factors. Therefore, if your lab test shows you have elevated creatinine level, you should consult your doctor which factor leads to your elevated creatinine level. If high creatinine level is related to kidney disease, you should take measurement to repair damaged kidneys and improve kidney function. Only in this way can elevated creatinine level be brought down.

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