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Question: high cretinine


 neer_sainik - Thu Aug 05, 2004 1:39 am

my father is 50 yrs .he is having the kidney problem as said by doctors.his cretinine is 10.5 and blood urea is 88.8.what does it indicate .what is the best treatment
 Dr. Yasser Mokhtar - Thu Aug 05, 2004 9:29 am

User avatar Dear Neer_sainik,

This indicates that your father has renal failure and most probably he is going to need dialysis soon.

But this does not tell us though what is the cause of the renal failure. The cause of the renal failure has to be investigated to see whether there is a reversible cause for the renal failure.

Thank you very much for using our website http://doctorslounge.com and i hope that this information helped.

Yasser Mokhtar, M.D.

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