Question: Creatinine level 6.5 maintained for 3 months. Whether dialysis is required. Patient - female, age 50, no BLOOD PRESSURE , NO DIABETIES. Kindly suggest me.
Answers: Creatinine is a metabolic waste which is mainly discharged by kidneys. When the kidneys go wrong, the creatinine level goes up. But if you eat too much meat or suffer from dehydration, your creatinine level will increase temporarily. You said your creatinine level 6.5 maintained for 3 months, it may indicate that it is because the kidney that causes the high creatinine level.
The normal creatinine level for adult female is between 0.5 and 1.1 milligrams per deciliter. Creatinine 6.5 is a little higher than the normal level. But it does not mean that you need dialysis. Because there is no direct relation between creatinine level and the need of dialysis treatment. Whether you need dialysis or not should depend on your medical condition. If you feel very sick now, you may need dialysis. If not feeling any uncomfortable, then you do not need dialysis. If you do not mind, please send your test report to email@example.com. Our nephrologists will give you an accurate reply after analyzing your case.
To lower creatinine level, there are many ways besides dialysis. Traditional Chinese Medicine stereoscopic therapies, such as enema therapy and medicated bath, are often used to remove wastes and toxins from the blood. After about 7 days, your creatinine level will decline.