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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 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 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tamanna Nahar
Specializes in Cardiology
BUN: BUN - blood urea nitrogen.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 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 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Lin
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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 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Lin
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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 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yun Tran
Dr. Yun Tran answered
16 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 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
33 years experience Family Medicine
Normal: Those are normal numbers, don't worry be happy.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Cherullo
24 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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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Scionti
37 years experience Urology
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
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Liver chemical: This is a measurement of a concentration of urea in the blood stream and is related to the health of the liver. If the liver is dysfunctional, the le ... Read More
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