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what is normal result for blood urea nitrgen level

A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Sounds okay: The urea nitrogen may be a wee bit up because you had a nice steak dinner.

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A 77-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ayisha Gani
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Kidney failure.: He is in kidney failure. He may even need dialysis. Seek help with nephrologist.
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ivelisse Rivera-Godreau
23 years experience Family Medicine
Are you sure?: Are you sure creatinine is 4? Or maybe .4? If it is 4 then this is a medical emergency and you need to be seen by a Nephrologist(kidney doctor special ... Read More
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 70-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tony Ho
Dr. Tony Ho answered
13 years experience Infectious Disease
Not usually: Rising creatinine and blood urea level is more indicative of kidney insufficiency; anesthesia by itself should not cause this.
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: This is normal.
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 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. S. Smiley Thakur
30 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Co-tango usually: The BUN is usually 10 times the creatinine. When the creatinine goes up, the BUN goes up similarly to roughly keep this proportion, in most kidney dis ... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
47 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
What's BUN?: BUN stands for blood urea nitrogen. Urea nitrogen is what forms when protein breaks down and it not used by itself to identify patients with kidney di ... Read More
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