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Post by Bobbyboy »

I recently had a few blood test at Healthy Heart Clinic which came up with the following:

Urea and electrolytes
Serum sodium level 140 mmol/L [133.0 - 146.0]
Serum potassium level 4.4 mmol/L [3.5 - 5.3]
Serum creatinine level 105 umol/L [59.0 - 104.0]; Above high reference limit
Serum urea level 4.9 mmol/L [2.5 - 7.8]
eGFR using creatinine (CKD-EPI) per 1.73 square metres 57 mL/min [60.0 - 150.0]; Below low reference limit

I am told that I will need to go back for another test next week, but not told why!

Any ideas or thoughts
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Post by MatthewC »

Hi Bobby

This is a late reply but the forum is very quiet these days. Did you get some more results? The ones you gave didn't look too bad, although the eGFR was a bit low (which is probably the reason for more tests). Having said it was low, mine is 55, but I'm a donor and it has gently crept up since the op - I am perfectly well! They will probably want to monitor yours over a long period.

All the best

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