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A 53-year-old female asked:

How much water should i drink before blood draw? my bloodwork is always perfect except for bun/creatinine ratio. just a tick over normal every time. dr says because of dehydration. i try to drink 16 oz prior. not enough??

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Dr. Amandeep Kaur
Family Medicine 12 years experience
Lab tests: Get labs tested in your usual routine as you want to know the actual baseline numbers. I wonder if it is " always " dehydration or there could be chronic kidney injury. Consult a physician with your test results to discuss more about it.
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