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PKD, GFR 7, Creatinine 706, Carbon Dioxide 106

Posted: by Lyn Mar Bantay      Time: 2013-04-11 15:33

Topics: PKD

Details: I am now 60 years old now and I was diagnosed with PKD about 10 years ago. My pressure is okay at 130/80. I am generally very fit with my sugar level at 5.3. I have not established if anyone in my family had PKD, but I think it came from my mother who died at age 64 more that 30 years ago.The cysts have steadily grown and my GFR has been going down systematically. It Is now 7. Creatinine is now 706. Carbon dioxide is 106 and urea is 23.3.

Expert Answer

Thank you for your inquiry, and i have read your Medical report, here I can analyze it for you and then give you some corresponding suggestions. Hope my suggestions can do you some help.

- we can see that the electrolyte level is a little disordered, which can be shown as the higher S-potassium and S-chloride. If the potassium level is high, it can make the burdern to the heart heavier and the patient may show the symptom of weak and arrhythmia, so at this time, some diet low in potassium is necessary for you.

For the higher S-chloride, it is an underlying factor which may cause the higher blood pressure. Fortunately, you are controlling your blood pressure well, that can lessen the burden of the kidney.

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