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Will A Temporary Increase in Creatinine Damage the Kidney

Will A Temporary Increase in Creatinine Damage the Kidney Patients with kidney disease need to pay attention to their creatinine level, because high creatinine is a dangerous sign, and it often means patient’s kidney function is damaged severely.

While patients with kidney disease may notice they often have temporary high creatinine. As a result, they may have this worry: will their temporary increased creatinine damage their kidney function?

Why high creatinine is a dangerous sign?

Creatinine is a substance which is produced by the metabolism of muscle, which is toxic to our body, and it should be filtrated out by kidney.

Nephrons have the effect of filtration and reabsorption, and the function of reabsorption can reabsorb most substances that are filtrated by glomeruli back to blood. While creatinine is a substance that little of creatinine can be reabsorbed by kidney tubule, os its level can reflect patient’s kidney function.

On the other hand, our kidney has strong metabolic ability, and half normal kidney function will be able to guarantee our body health. As a result, it is not easy for patients to have high creatinine unless more than half normal kidney function is damaged, which is already a severe condition.

Will temporary increased high creatinine damage patient’s kidney?

As we have said, creatinine is a toxic substance to our body, but it does not cause damage patient’s kidney, so even patients have high creatinine, that will not affect patient’s kidney function directly.

Besides, if patients have consistent high creatinine, that is a reflection of severe kidney damage, because low kidney function causes patients to have the accumulation of creatinine in patient’s body. While temporary high creatinine can be caused by many factors, like strenuous exercise, much meat intake, hydration, etc, and most factors are not very severe to patient’s body health.

Thereby, temporary high creatinine usually can not cause damage to patient’s kidney, and it is real dangerous when patients have persistent high creatinine.

As we know, kidney disease is dangerous to our body health, and if you have any trouble, you can contact our online experts, and we will dow what we can to help you.

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