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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Has no importance: The value of this ratio does not become important when the creatinine level is so low (but normal) in early childhood. It is only when the body mass h... Read More

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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
How do you FEEL?: Labs mean nothing apart from the person's history and physical. This could be a young girl who recently enjoyed a generous lean chicken dinner.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
Internal Medicine 51 years experience
Defines kidney prob: 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 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
Internal Medicine 51 years experience
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 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Cain
Nephrology and Dialysis 37 years experience
depends: The 'normal' ratio is 10:1, this will increase if you become volume depleted. Steroids, high protein diet , gastrointestinal bleeding and renal failur... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
Nephrology and Dialysis 49 years experience
BUN-creatinine ratio: The BUN (b)-creatinine (c) ratio is the association with b and c. If your b/c was 20, you would have a b of 20 and a c of 1 in your blood. In your cas... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
Internal Medicine 51 years experience
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 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
Nephrology and Dialysis 43 years experience
See below: An elevated BUN with normal creatinine and a ratio of [generally more than 18-20] occurs most commonly in dehydrated individuals and is not a sign of... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
Nephrology and Dialysis 43 years experience
See below: An elevated BUN with normal creatinine and a ratio of [generally more than 18-20] occurs most commonly in dehydrated individuals and is not a sign of... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Amerling
Nephrology and Dialysis 41 years experience
No worries: If your BUN and creatinine are both normal, the ratio has little significance. It may reflect mild dehydration. Drink more water.