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BUN level high

A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Evans Prieston
Pharmacology 44 years experience
High BUN: Higher than recommended doses of tylenol (acetaminophen) and advil that are taken for an extended period of time can cause damage to the kidney which ... Read More

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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Kidney issues: You will need a renal ultrasound, workup, possible CT scan and a 24 hr urine evaluation to rule out intrinsic kidney disease.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
BUN/GFR 54.7: I would not worry. It is a ratio-calculated value . Your BUN is 29 ( normal < 20) but that could be due to either mild dehydration or high prote... Read More
A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
Preventive Medicine 73 years experience
No: Not at recommended doses. All substances that come under the heading of nutrients have their individual dose window----not too little and not too much... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Any symptoms?: If you do not have any symptoms, there is no point in chasing laboratory results. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whol... Read More
A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
Internal Medicine 50 years experience
Renal & venous probs: An elevated BUN & creatinine for 2 yrs. Means that you have chronic renal disease. You are on the worst possible diet for this, which should be low pr... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 57 years experience
Bun/Creat “high”: We are all dying. ;-) But you are not going to die based in this lab test for a long time is my guess. Most likely you were dehydrated when blood dra... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Dehydration: Were you dehydrated when the blood was drawn. If you were asked to come fasting, you may not have taken enough water. Dehydration affects BUN more tha... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
Nephrology and Dialysis 42 years experience
See below: An elevated BUN with normal creatinine occurs most commonly in dehydrated individuals and is not a sign of kidney damage.It may also occur in in certa... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Terry Woodard
Nephrology and Dialysis 32 years experience
Multiple causes: BUN is a breakdown of ingested protein, but becomes elevated compared to creatine, in cases of increased catabolism (breakdown). Such things as a high... Read More

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