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Urea nitrogen serum

A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kalyani Perumal
28 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
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

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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Stop worrying: 1+ protein in the urine is seldom a sign of anything at all. Most often, it's from standing up. Some folks lose protein during the day, but if you emp ... Read More
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A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Burns
36 years experience Emergency Medicine
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
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tamanna Nahar
Specializes in Cardiology
BUN: BUN - blood urea nitrogen.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
No: Blood urea nitrogen is excreted by the kidneys and low levels are quite normal. When there is a reduced function of the blood flow to the kidney or k ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
Here are some...: Blood urea nitrogen reflects extrinsic nitrogen intake and blood concentration. Hence, the common causes for mild elevated BUN are dehydration and hig ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
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 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yun Tran
Dr. Yun Tran answered
15 years experience Family Medicine
Don't worry: I don't worry about low BUN levels. Rarely it could mean liver disease, but it has to be pretty advanced liver disease to cause BUN to drop, and you w ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
32 years experience Family Medicine
Normal: Those are normal numbers, don't worry be happy.
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Cherullo
23 years experience Urology
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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