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Is hiccups a symptom of elevated blood urea nitrogen

A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Asaf Presente
Pulmonary Critical Care 16 years experience
Kidney issue: In general, a high BUN is indicative of an issue with kidney function or overall dehydration. All blood tests need to be interpreted in context.

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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kalyani Perumal
Nephrology and Dialysis 29 years experience
kidney dysfunction: Creatinine is a byproduct of muscle metabolism and is excreted by the kidneys. High serum creatinine generally indicate kidney damage.High levels can ... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Burns
Emergency Medicine 37 years experience
Either acute: Or chronic renal insufficiency or very significant kidney problems which need to be addressed asap by a nephrologist. A cause needs to be found if pos... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alok Agrawal
Nephrology and Dialysis 34 years experience
Yes: High creatinine and BUN occur in poor kidney function. High potassium levels can occur when kidney function is poor because kidney cannot get rid of p... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marshall Kaplan
Urology 54 years experience
Metabolic waste : It's level helps evaluate renal function elevation can mean poor renal function or GI bleeding.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
Nephrology and Dialysis 42 years experience
See below: High urea level can reflect dehydration , other causes include high protein intake, and decreased kidney function.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alok Agrawal
Nephrology and Dialysis 34 years experience
Normal: Seems normal- however could be slightly abnormal if this is a 90 yr old emaciated female or a very small child.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
Sounds fine: They are a little bit high if you're a female, and your kidneys may not be working quite so well as a healthy young person's, but if you are a muscula... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
Nephrology and Dialysis 42 years experience
See below: The lab should also report a GFR , based on the creatinine if that is less than 90 it may be abnormal.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
Urea cycle stops: The ammonia that the body generates during metabolism doesn't get detoxified by being turned into urea.

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