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Question: Elevated GFR 58 - normal creatinine


 Meredith_Pierson - Thu Jan 17, 2008 4:06 pm

Had blood test, my GFR came back at 58. My dr. told me since my creatine levels were in the normal range, that I shouldn't worry about the 58 GFR, that that's just an "estimated" range. Should I be concerned?
 Dr. Chan Lowe - Fri Mar 14, 2008 12:19 am

User avatar Hello Meredith_Pierson,

A glomerular filtration rate (GFR) of 60 is considered normal in women (plus or minus about 10). In men it is closer to 70 plus or minus about 14.

I would not be concerned about a GFR of 58.

Best wishes.

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