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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.

Is High Creatinine Level Dangerous

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Is high creatinine level dangerous? As creatinine is the waste products, thereby, the building up of this products will make your body in the condition of toxin. Actually, creatinine exists in our body every minutes. And healthy kidneys work to remove them out of our body without a break, which keeps us survive normally. If creatinine keeps in a normal level, your kidneys can remove them and make your body function well. When creatinine deposits in your blood, it will show dangerous impact in you.

What Are the Normal Range of Creatinine Level?

The normal level of creatinine is 0.6~1.2mg/dl in male adult and 0.5~1.1mg/dl in female adult. However, due to different muscle mass, age etc, the normal range may change accordingly.

Infants have normal levels of about 0.2 or more, depending on their muscle development. Muscular young or middle-aged adults may have more creatinine in their blood than the norm for the general population. Elderly persons, on the other hand, may have less creatinine in their blood than the normal.

What Causes High Creatinine Level?

When you suffer from any condition that makes your kidneys damaged, you will more likely to develop high creatinine level. Therefore, high creatinine level is usually a sign of kidney disease. However, not all condition of high creatinine leve result from kidney damage.

Dialysis is suggested, if your creatinine level is really high.

At what creatinine level, dialysis is necessary?

To suggest you take dialysis or not, your doctor will take your own conditions, including primary disease, symptoms, complications, lab results etc into consideration.

Generally speaking, when your creatinine level is higher than 5.0mg/dl, your doctor may suggest dialysis. However, dialysis may show side effects over time.

Is There Any Alternative Treatment to Lower High Creatinine Level?

Yes, there is. Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy is suggested as the alternative treatment to dialysis. It is the latest natural therapy which is designed for kidney disease in particular. It helps repair the damaged kidney tissues and improve kidney function naturally.

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