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A 39-year-old member asked:

my urea and electrolytes are slightly high, should i be concerned?

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Dr. Jack Rubin
Nephrology and Dialysis 48 years experience
High electrolytes: If your sodium, chloride and BUN are high you could have had some mild dehydration at the time the blood was taken. I would speak to the physician (p) who ordered the blood on you to get the p's input in order to answer your question in a more meaningful manner.

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