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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
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.
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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 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Cain
36 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
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 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 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
48 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
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 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 40-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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