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Does Muscle Pain and High Creatinine Level Mean Kidney Failure

2013-05-17 11:18

Muscle pain and high creatinine level is often associated with Kidney Failure. However, if you happen to be a person with muscle pain and increased creatinine level, does it mean that you are suffering kidney failure? To find the exact answer, you need take further tests. For the tests list, you can get from our online service--the box which jumps from the lower right corner of this page. It is free.

Muscle Pain Causes

Muscle pain may be a common experience for most people. It can range from mild to excruciating. It may goes away for while and may last for many days or even months. The causes of muscle pain are also various which may range from mild ailments to severe underling conditions.

The common causes for muscle pain include:

- overuse

- stress, tension

- injury

- side effects of medicine

- it may be the symptom of the underlying damages on stomach, kidneys and urinary tract etc.

High Creatinine Level Causes

Compared with muscle pain, High Creatinine Level is a more common sign to indicate Kidney Disease. Creatinine is the waste products which should be filtered out of the blood by healthy kidneys.

When kidneys cannot work well, the damaged kidneys lose many kidney functions. As a result, the creatinine will build up in the blood, causing High Creatinine Level.

Kidney Failure causes increased creatinine. This is true. But we cannot just say high creatinine level means Kidney Disease, because there are many other causes which can induce the elevated creatinine level.

The possible causes may include heart disease, Diabetes, food abuse, strenuous exercise etc.

What should I do?

People who suffer from muscle pain and high creatinine level are suggested to take further tests for a final diagnosis. When making an exact diagnosis, Kidney Biopsy may be used. However, it is bad for your kidneys. There are some specific tests which causes no pain and no harm to your health, which can be alternative to the kidney biopsy. If you need, you can leave a message below and we are glad to reply you the tests list based on your own medical conditions.

If you send us email, please leave your phone number or WhatsApp/Viber (with country code) in email so that our renal expert can communicate with you timely and directly. We will do utmost to help you solve the problems.

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