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I have a case of urea level of 174 and creatinine level of

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I have a case of urea level of 174 and creatinine level of 2.6 and the kidney is not harmed yet. What is the situation of this case? is medical treatment available here?
JA: What are all the symptoms you're experiencing (e.g. loss of appetite, fever, rash)?
Customer: nosia, don't wann eat, almost 2 months with minimum protein content in food, spongy body, pain in legs and bad mouth audor
JA: What seems to make the symptoms worse or better? Have you noticed any swelling?
Customer: yes
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: blood clot about 3 years ago and having xarelto 10mg now on daily basis rather than some medication for dehydration like injection
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Urology
Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 2 months ago.

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Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 2 months ago.

What is your age and gender?

Do you have high blood pressure or diabetes?

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
the case is for my mother, she is 80 and does not have high blood pressure
Customer: replied 2 months ago.
also no diabetes
Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 2 months ago.

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Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 2 months ago.

This is termed as early chronic kidney disease.

Apart from diabetes and hypertension following are the other causes of this as following:

1) glomerulonephritis,

2) nephrolithiasis or stones, and

3) polycystic kidney.

4) age related decline in kidney function.

The mainstay of the treatment is;

a) Meticulous control of blood pressure as this may raise it.

b) Monthly monitoring of electrolytes.

c) Supplements of vitamin D, calcium and B12.

d) Monitoring of urinary albumin.

e) Low protein diet.

f) Mild exercises.

g) Fluid restriction according to the urine output.

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