My mom's creatinine levels for the last few years have been 1.2 - 1.5, just this month her levels went to 2.3. In Dec 2012 she was diagnosed with Pulmonary hypertension, A fib in April 2013, CHF in August 2013, she spent a week at this time in the hospital and again in October with a :flare up" and just this month with Acute Kidney Failure. She is on three different diuretics to keep the fluids off of her. Could her kidney function decrease rapidly? She is wondering how long she might have.View Thread
Thank you. Her nephrologist said Acute Kidney Failure. He told us that very soon she would have to go dialysis. Her creatinine level on 11/13 were 2.4 and on 11/18 she was at 2.3. She has another blood test tomorrow. They check her levels every two weeks. She also has her hemoglobin check as she was severely anemic on 11/13 as well. She is so tired of being poked and prodded that she won't do dialysis and her nephrologist said she is not a candidate for transplant. She is not in the hospital at this time. She is 74 and been a diabetic since she was 52. Her heart doctor this week cut her bumetadine in half, she is on three different diuretics to keep her from retaining water. She said that she is peeing better than before. Could backing off half on one diuretics help her?
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