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    What Does Creatinine 3.7 Indicate

    2014-06-07 01:38| Font Size A A A

    What Does Creatinine 3.7 IndicateFor patients with CKD, creatinine is an important standard to learn about patient’s kidney function. As we know, CKD is divided into five stages, and the further stage patient is in, the higher his creatinine level is. Whlile then, if CKD patients have creatinine level 3.7, what does that indicate?

    What is creatinine?

    Creainine is a metabolic product of muscle, and it should be filtrated out by kidney. As a matter of fact, kidney tubule has the function of reabsorption, but creatinine is a substance which can not be reabsorbed by kidney tubule. Thereby, its level in blood can reflect patient’s kidney function.

    For healthy people, their muslces can produce creatinine continuously, and their kidney can remove out creatinine continuously. In fact, almost all creatinine produced in body can be filtrated out by kidney in the same day, so creatinine level in our body can change in a stable range.

    What does creatinine level 3.7 indicate?

    For healthy people, their normal creatinine range is 0.5~1.2mg/dL, and creatinine 3.7 is much higher than normal.

    Patients may think their kidney function is damaged moderately if they have creatinine level 3.7. However, our kidney has strong metabolic ability, and half normal kidney function will be able to guarantee our body health. As a result, it is not easy for patients to have high creatinine unless more than half normal kidney function is damaged. What’s more, it is also not easy for patients with CKD to have obviously high creatinine unless the damaged kidney function reaches two thirds. Thereby, for patients with creatinine level 3.7, they may even begin to be in CKD stage 4.

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