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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 Are Symptoms of High Creatinine Level in PKD

2013-03-22 17:00

Generally, high creatinine level won’t occur in PKD until more than 50% of kidney function has lost. Making clear the symptoms of high creatinine level in PKD can guarantee patients to find their healthy problems and get prompt treatment timely. The following is an introduction of these symptoms in detail.

What are symptoms of high creatinine level in PKD?

● Water metabolism imbalance

The healthy kidney can remove excessive water from the body. When a large part of kidney function loses due to big renal cyst or rupture of one cyst, more fluid will build up in the body. Then, more urination, urinate frequently in night, swelling and pulmonary edema occurs easily as the consequence of water retention in the body.

● Sodium and potassium metabolism imbalance

High creatinine level, often accompanying with the abnormal level of sodium and potassium, causes some healthy problems.

● Metabolic acidosis

Deep breath, poor appetite, stomachache, nausea, vomiting, fatigue, headache and mood swing all can contribute to the symptoms of high blood creatinine level. If you are a patient with PKD and have one or more symptoms, you had better to take treatment immediately.

● Bone weakness

When you are walking, you may tumble easily because high creatinine level may affect the growth of bone and cause bone weakness.

● Grow slowly

This symptom occurs easily on people with PKD and high creatinine level especially children. In addition, high creatinine level may also lead to thyroid dysfunction and sexual dysfunction.

There are also many other symptoms of high creatinine level in PKD. If you are experiencing one or more symptoms the above mentions, the most important thing you need to seek is to not only lower high elevated creatinine level but also stop the progression of PKD developing renal failure.

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