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Polycystic kidney disease (PKD) is a group of disorders that result from the formation and progressive enlargement of cysts in the kidneys without dysplasia, usually leading to renal failure.

What Does Creatinine 18 Mean

2015-09-24 02:40

What Does Creatinine 18 MeanNormal creatinine level ranges from 0.5-1.1 mg/dl for female and 0.6-1.2 mg/dl for male. You can see how high creatinine 18 is. As a result, patients are at Kidney Failure and surely faced with various problems.

Possible symptoms of creatinine 18

·Swelling. It is the manifestation of fluid-retention. Damaged kidneys cannot remove excess fluid out. The liquids can deposit in many parts or tissues. If excess fluid builds up in the lung, it can cause shortness of breath which can be life threatening.

·Fatigue. Patients with high creatinine level may always feel tired or sleepy. This is due to anemia, a condition where red blood cells reduce. When kidneys cannot produce enough EPO (erythropoietin), a hormone that is very necessary for the generation of red blood cells, anemia occurs.

·Protein or blood in urine. Large amount of protein leakage may also cause swelling and high blood pressure. Hematuria is present as two types: gross hematuria and microscopic hematuria. When it becomes serious, patients my find the urine is red or even black tea-colored.

· Nausea, vomiting or diarrhea. Persistent and severe diarrhea or vomiting can cause dehydration so that increasing creatinine level.

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How to lower creatinine 18 naturally?

If you have severe symptoms, you are suggested to take dialysis immediately. However, this method cannot solve the underlying problem. Therefore, I recommend you to take traditional Chinese medicine.

Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy is a commonly used herbal therapy. With osmotic device, the effective ingredients can permeate into kidney lesions directly. They can dilate blood vessels, reduce inflammations and degrade extracellular matrixes, thus increasing the whole blood circulation. Then kidneys can get enough blood volume and oxygen to function adequately. As a result, creatinine can be discharged naturally with urine.

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