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Treatment for high bun level

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

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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
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
Many causes: Urea is the breakdown product of protein, and even a high-protein diet -- even eating a steak -- will raise it. Being dehydrated, as after a good work... 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
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 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
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nela Cordero
Pediatrics 54 years experience
BUN/CREATININE RATIO: Is slightly elevated but the rest of the results are normal.
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
Nephrology and Dialysis 48 years experience
BUN of 5: Your BUN of 6 mg/dl is low. It is important to know that its level varies from lab to lab. And it is related to your protein intake and your state of ... Read More
A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bruce J. Stringer
Radiology 47 years experience
Normal: I assume the unit of measure of the BUN is mmol/l. In the us we use mg/dl. 5 mmol/l is equal to 14 mg/dl. Normal range in mmol/l is 3-5.6 so your valu... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Need correct value: and units. All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position ... Read More

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