Creatinine Level Increased to1.6 after Transplant Is that Normal2016-01-06 17:13
My creatinine level increased to 1.6 after transplant is that normal? High creatinine level is the most common symptoms after transplant, so this question is concerned with many people.
You creatinine level seems fine but little on the higher side. But that is something the doctor to decide to cut down on your mg or not depending on your other results. In the initial day, the level is always higher which will come down gradually and later on you will stay with very less drug dose. Creatinine 1.6 is ok and no need to worry much about it. You should always remember to maintain your water intake regularly and not to stress out especially for the first 1 year. Any fluctuations in the reading for the first few months is quite normal.
Actually, once your creatinine level goes up, do not panic, you should to know clear the undergoing reasons, then make corresponding measures. Elevation of the serum creatinine warrants further evaluation by his nephrologist. Urologic complication, transplant rejection, infection and drug toxicity needs to be ruled out. Several tests such as ultrasound, and blood work-up needs to be done. A gradual rise of creatinine over a longer period of time is a sign of chronic rejection. This is also associated with proteinuria. Biopsy may also be indicated.
Infection is the most serious threat for a Kidney recipient and hence avoid going into crowded place and keep a good personal hygiene. You should never miss the timing of your drug intake.
Make sure you have ample stock of drugs and do not forget to carry a few dose just in case you get stuck somewhere.
Form the above we can see that creatinin 1.6 after transplant maybe the normal reflection, so do not make any decision before make know clear the underlying reasons. Need any help, please contact us by email, we will try our best to help you.
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