Creatinine is a waste product produced by the muscles through normal contraction. In Chronic Kidney Failure, blood levels of creatinine, metabolic waste products that are normally filtered out by the kidneys, are increased. In some cases, patients may wonder whether urinary tract infection will lead to high creatinine levels in Chronic Renal Failure. Continue reading to find an answer.
For individuals with Chronic Kidney Failure have approximately 3 times
greater chance of getting infectious complications, such as UTI. Though kidney
dysfunction is the main cause of high creatinine levels, a urinary tract
infection may also cause higher levels of creatinine. Moreover, UTI will
aggravate the effects of renal failure. So, it is necessary to take effective
precautions of UTI as below.
▪ Wear cotton underwear and panty hose with a cotton crotch, as cotton allows
air to pass in and out so as to keep the crotch area drier. This is helpful in
preventing the flourishing of bacteria in this area.
▪ Females are advised to wipe from front to back. By doing this, we can
reduce the risk of bacteria's spreading from anus into the urinary tract.
▪ Urinate before and after sexual intercourse.
▪ Eat some natural diuretics to help flush out the system such as watermelon,
parsley, and celery. Besides, take some vitamin C which can help raise the
acidity level in the urine, making it harder for bacteria to reproduce.
In western medicine, antibiotics are often used to treat UTI. However, these
medicines have their own side effects, such as yeast infections.
Patients have other better choice of natural remedy, such as dandelion. It
increases urine flow and the tea made from it flushed the urinary system. Ask
our online experts or your doctor about any natural therapy that is suitable for
your personalized condition.