A 35-year-old female asked:
Was in hospital after a night of binge drinking. bun level 1 point low. could this be from temp damage from night b4 or def indicate liver disease?
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Addiction Medicine 33 years experience
No: BUN stands for blood urea nitrogen and is a test of renal function. It used in conjunction with the creatinine level to evaluate the functioning of the kidneys. The BUN can be elevated from kidney disease, dehydration or a GI bleed. Always talk to your doctor about the clinical significance of your test results. Your BUN result is not clinically significant. Other tests are used to evaluate liver.
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Last updated Mar 20, 2015
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