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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
50 years experience Internal Medicine
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
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A 42-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
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Taylor
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Many causes: Blood tests called BUN (blood urea nitrogen) and cr (creatinine) are often checked to help evaluate kidney function. The normal bun/cr ration is about ... Read More
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A 46-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 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
42 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
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
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A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Samuel Lee
31 years experience Urology
Yes: Creatinine should be 0.8-1.3
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
50 years experience Internal Medicine
Renal and liver test: Alt-liver enzyme-c priors. Bun=blood urea nitrogen, byproduct of proteins ingested, if rise to high levels due to kidney problem, can cause toxic aff ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Taylor
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BUN/Cr > 20:1: Urea (BUN) is reabsorbed by the kidney; creatinine is not. In dehydration, as water decreases and urea is reabsorbed, the BUN rises. Eventually, the c ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Terry Woodard
32 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
May be helpful: There are many causes of an elevated BUN or elevated creatinine, and the ratio between them must be interpreted in the clinical context of each specif ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
42 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
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

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