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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
Maybe yes...: ...but the answer depends on the numbers. Certainly these symptoms could go along with significantly abnormal kidney function, but it's the actual BUN ... Read More

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Dr. Mahaveer Mukkamalla
Specializes in Family Medicine
Kidney and Liver T: Egfr (normal >60), creatinine, bun/cr ratio are all lab values to suggest how the kidney function is, ast is an enzyme secreted by the liver, if its e ... Read More
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A 65-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Stop worrying : All three values are common and of no concern. Reference ranges are set so that several percent of healthy folks fall outside on either end. Especiall ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Out of context: You are missing the other numbers.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
50 years experience Internal Medicine
Decrease in flow.: Bun=blood urea nitrogen, byproduct of proteins ingested, if rise to high levels due to kidney problem, can cause toxic affects on the body. Creatinine ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Okay: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. ... Read More
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Need to talk w Dr.: Please discuss your results with the doctor who ordered them. Normal ranges can differ at different labs. BUN is blood urea nitrogen - normal is usua ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
42 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
These lab results: are not worrisome and are essentially normal. None of them are reflective of a cancer concern.
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Context: Is critical as well as dynamics. Isolated values cannot be interpreted in a meaningful way otherwise. The values you mention would not be acted upon u ... Read More
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
48 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Renal failure?: You do not have renal failure. What you have is chronic kidney disease. To find what what your actual GFR is, you need to have a 24 hour urine for cre ... Read More
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