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Creactinine is 1.14 and egfr 47. I am lean and work out

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Creactinine is 1.14 and egfr 47. I am lean and work out daily. is this bad?
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Customer: I had this done at Life Line testing. I am 69 years of age and work out daily and eat right. Cholesteral is optimal and everything else normal. Am I losing my kidneys?
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Urology
Expert:  Dr. SH replied 1 year ago.

Thank you for your question.

The creatinine is slightly on the higher side but not too concerning.

I would recommend that you should increase your fluid intake and repeat this test after four to eight weeks time after you have significantly increased your fluid intake.

Low fluid intake can cause this result as well.

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