A 47-year-old member asked:
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what does these results mean? 27 mg/dl bun (blood urea nitrogen) and 1.3 mg/dl creatinine?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Sounds fine: They are a little bit high if you're a female, and your kidneys may not be working quite so well as a healthy young person's, but if you are a muscular man eating a lot of protein , they're fine.
Answered on Jul 12, 2017
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