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The information that you have given suggests that you have normal kidney function.
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If your estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) is 24 milliliters per minute per 1.73 meters squared and if it has been present for at least three months, then you have Stage 4 (out of 5) chronic kidney disease (CKD) and should be followed by a nephrologist.
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The laboratory results that you describe would suggest advanced, Stage 5 kidney disease. I cannot make any other diagnosis based on the information that you present.
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The estimated Glomerular Filtration Rate (eGFR) is a measure to quantify the amount of kidney function that your kidneys are currently demonstrating.  We estimate this function in many different ways, but your blood test likely used a blood test known as a creatinine and a blood urea nitrogen (BUN) and was inserted into an equation that can be found on our web site.  This equation uses your gender, age, and these blood test values to...
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I am not able to establish a diagnosis based on the information presented. There are some kidney diseases that can be treated to improve the estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) and some that cannot. You need to ask your physician for a specific diagnosis and then follow the recommendations for treatment of that disease.
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I recommend that you have your estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) and your urine re-tested on an annual basis. You should see your physician annually.
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Increasing the estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) is good, and a declining eGFR suggests worsening kidney function. Hence, you should desire an increasing or stable eGFR. I suggest that this test be repeated every 6 to 12 months.
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In the equations that we use to calculate the estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR), there is one equation for African Americans (Af Am) and there is a separate equation for non-African Americans. The lab, if it does not know your race, will give both calculations to allow the physician to know the appropriate result.  If your calculation is greater than 60, then your eGFR is normal.
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The goal is not to increase the glomerular filtration rate (eGFR). The goal is to protect the kidney to keep it from being injured. If you have high blood pressure or diabetes, you should see your physician regularly and have careful monitoring. I am not able to offer any other diagnosis based on the information presented.
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The goal is not to raise the estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR). The goal is to maintain as much kidney function as possible. You should follow your physician's advice, control your blood pressure, eat a low salt healthy diet and maintain a healthy weight. If you do all of this, your kidneys should last you a very long time. We all lose kidney function as we age. After age 40, we generally lose about 1% kidney function per year...
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