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Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Of course: And results are basically valid. BUN is unlikely to be much elevated in infused blood as it's taken from healthy folks.

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A 1-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Chevlen
47 years experience Medical Oncology
Not enough info: You do not supply enough info for a useful answer. What is cause of the anemia? Anemia of renal insufficiency usually responds to epoetin. If no respo ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Mathew
58 years experience Cardiology
Reduce protein: In the diet and hydrate!
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerald Mandell
52 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Accuracy of test: This urea breath test is for detecting h.Pylori, a bacterium, that can cause peptic ulcer disease.Helicobacter pylori lives in the stomach and breaks ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ipe Kalathoor
17 years experience Internal Medicine
Metabolic panel: Urea could be low without any significance, sometimes seen in liver failure malnourishment. There could be other rare causes. . Low bicarbonate (sodiu ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jared Fialkow
Specializes in Nephrology and Dialysis
Calculated GFR: You can calculate the measured GFR by multiplying urinary creatinine measurement x urine volume divided by plasma creatinine x time of measurement i. ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
Simple to perform: Urea breath test is easy and simple to perform.You are asked to collect sampme of your breath before the test start either blowing into a balloon or b ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Phabillia Afflack
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
It can be: It can be if untreated. It's been know to cause chorioamnionitis, pyelonephritis, neonatal diseases.
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 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
Sound alike but not: Although the names are similar, they're entirely different. Urea is a waste product in your urine. Uric acid is a metabolite of proteins and, when dep ... Read More
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