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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Cherullo
Urology 25 years experience
Many options: The most common reason for a marginally elevated BUN is dehydration. Blood urea nitrogen can be elevated in cases of renal function impairment. Know... Read More

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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Scionti
38 years experience
Norml waste in blood: Urea nitrogen abbreviated BUN is a chemical in the blood that results from the body's use of proteins and is a waste product. Urea nitrogen is process... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tamanna Nahar
Specializes in Cardiology
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Lin
A Verified Doctoranswered
Urology 52 years experience
That is high...: BUN at 67.53 mg/dl alone indicates something wrong in the function of kidney because it's uncommon to raise to this level from dehydration or internal... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marshall Kaplan
Urology 55 years experience
Metabolic waste : It's level helps evaluate renal function elevation can mean poor renal function or GI bleeding.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Asaf Presente
Pulmonary Critical Care 17 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.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
Nothing: Stop worrying. Reference ranges are set so that several percent of healthy folks fall outside at either end. Low BUN and low creatinine in someone who... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Fishel
Family Medicine 4 years experience
With no other information, the most likely thing is him being a little bit dehydrated. However, it would be best interpreted by whoever ordered the te... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Bennett
31 years experience
Bun: Could be bad. Could be dehydration. Depends how high and the urinslysis.
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