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A little background about myself:
I do not have diabetes or high blood pressure. I have no family history of CKD. I am 22 years old, Asian. I regularly go to the gym and did not have any signs of CKD until December 2016. I have no pain in my kidneys and mostly have little to no symptoms of CKD (however, I am aware that symptoms may not show until later stages).
I had a blood test back in December, 2016 and it showed a my eGFR levels to be below the normal range. It was around 75 then. I took another blood test in June and my eGFR levels went down to around 60. I started to see a nephrologist in June and he told me to drink more water and take another blood test in September. In September, my eGFR levels went down to 45, putting me in stage 3 CKD. I was also tested for creatine phosphokinase, CK, where my CK levels were 730 (normal range is 20 - 200). My nephrologist told me he believes it is rhabdomyolysis due to overtraining where the muscle is breaking down. However, i am very doubtful it is rhabdomyolysis because I did not have any of the symptoms and do not think I workout hard enough to reach that point.
Now my nephrologist told me stop doing strenuous activity - weightlifting and essentially exercising - and take another blood test and urine test in mid October. (this seems weird to recommend a patient to not exercise). I am constantly worrying about my health and am hoping this is not CKD and just temporary kidney damage due to some cause.
Questions I have:
1) Can people with CKD have a decline in eGFR levels of 30 within just 9 months?
2) Is there any relation between eGFR (or Creatinine; Serum) and Creatine Phosphokinase (CK)?
3) Is my nephrologist overlooking the possibility of CKD? Do I have CKD? Is there no medication available to slow the process of my CKD?
4) What should I do?
Thank you everyone who can help provide insight about my situation.
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