As I feared would happen, my creatinine and eGFR levels are getting worse while on even low doses of testosterone.
Creatinine 1.10 ML/MIN/1.73, 0.80-1.40
eGFR African American 93 ML/MIN/1.73, >60
eGFR non-African Amer 81 ML/MIN/1.73, >60
My last two sets of blood work showed low EGFR levels (57 and 58) when there has never been an issue previously. I have no comorbidities. No high BP, no diabetes, no family history of kidney disease, I don't smoke, only drink occasionally and that would be a glass or two of wine, never hard liquor.
SHBG is talked about a lot as a good predictor of how fast one clears testosterone out of their body. Low SHBG frequently necessitates the need for more frequent injections per week. Do factors such as EGFR and hypothyroidism also factor into how fast an individual processes testosterone? On the...
Has anyone had a low eGFR result come back with blood tests?
Just had mine come back as follows:
10/09/2015 5:15:00 p.m.: From labtests
RENAL FUNCTION TESTS
Sodium 141 mmol/L N 135 - 145
Potassium 4.0 mmol/L N 3.5 - 5.2...