This test is used to evaluate the level of creatinine in the blood. It is used for the diagnosis of any kind of muscular damage or kidney disorders. Creatinine is the natural byproduct of metabolism of creatinine. The function of kidneys is to excrete creatinine and keep the level of creatinine under control in blood and urine. It is recommended along with other tests (BUN) to analyze kidney function. Increased amount t of creatinine in blood can be indicative of poor filtration ability of kidneys. The symptoms that lead to the recommendation of this test include, swelling in different body parts, decreased urine volume, loss of appetite, back pain, foamy urine with blood in it and sleep troubles.
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