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Bun to creatinine ratio calculator

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

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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
Dr. Michael Taylor
A Verified Doctoranswered
23 years experience
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
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 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
Internal Medicine 51 years experience
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
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Taylor
A Verified Doctoranswered
23 years experience
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
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Terry Woodard
Nephrology and Dialysis 33 years experience
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
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
Internal Medicine 51 years experience
Maybe, kidney diseas: In prior answers, explained bun, creatinine, normal ratio, and high ratio. Low ratio means that the BUN is likely low or normal with relation to the c... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mahmood Khichi
Pediatric Critical Care 32 years experience
BUN/Creatinine ratio: Blood urea nitrogen (BUN) is the breakdown of protein excreted via kidney. Creatinine is the muscle breakdown product also excreted by the kidney. BUN... Read More
A 34-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 69-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
No: if both value are basically normal or just a bit up at your age, you are fine. You can get a ratio like that from eating a big steak. The ratio is use... Read More
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.