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are there certain kinds of food that lead to high blood urea nitrogen (bun) for a renal failure patient?

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Dr. Alok Agrawal
Nephrology and Dialysis 34 years experience
Yes: High protein or very high protein diets can cuse BUN to increase.

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A 39-year-old member asked:

What types of food lead to high blood urea nitrogen (bun) for a renal failure patient?

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Dr. Luis Villaplana
Internal Medicine 35 years experience
Protein: Protein in diet needs lowered in most renal patients.

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