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My Kidney fuction is 53 how bad is hat. Lot of pain in back,

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my Kidney fuction is 53 how bad is hat. Lot of pain in back
JA: Have you had any recent injuries? What seems to make the pain better or worse?
Customer: No I di suffer from a bou wih sepsis last Jan
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: I am 72 and also have kidney stones abd also fybrous lungs .
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Scott replied 4 months ago.

Hi there,

Do you take medications?

Do you have a picture of your blood work you can share?

Expert:  Dr. Scott replied 4 months ago.

I assume you are talking about blood urea nitrogen which is supposed to be less than 20.

Therefore, yours is almost 3 times higher than the normal limits.

Do you know your creatinine or GFR?

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
Iam talking abou my GFR which is 53 . I believe it should be 60
Expert:  Dr. Scott replied 4 months ago.

GFR between 45-59 is considered mild-to-moderately decreased kidney function

You should have no side effects from a GFR of 53.

You should see a nephrologist at least once a year

Expert:  Dr. Scott replied 4 months ago.

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