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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Protein: Protein in diet needs lowered in most renal patients.
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Veeraish Chauhan
13 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Protein: Proteins are the main source of nitrogen in the diet.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alok Agrawal
33 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Yes: High protein or very high protein diets can cuse BUN to increase.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Asaf Presente
15 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
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.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Bennett
29 years experience Urology
Bun: Could be bad. Could be dehydration. Depends how high and the urinslysis.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
41 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
See below: High urea level can reflect dehydration , other causes include high protein intake, and decreased kidney function.
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A 91-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Numbers are numbers: Lab results are numbers, and numbers are just numbers. They have little meaning without looking at the whole person. Low hemoglobin, hematocrit, and r ... Read More
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A 67-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Creatinine level?: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. ... Read More
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Dr. Ashu Syal answered
29 years experience Pediatric Nephrology and Dialysis
Polyuria: Diabetes is number 1 reason for symptoms you just described. Other reasons could be entirely kidney related like nephrotic syndrome etc etc
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Nephrologist: A kidney specialist is best qualified to evaluate and advise you. High urinary output out of proportion to fluid intake could be due to a pituitary gl ... Read More
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