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A 21-year-old female asked:

My father has one kidney by birth.his creatinine level is 1.8,serum urea is 80.he has right back side pain for last 4 days his weight is 89 kg.is this serum urea high to a dangerous level? he is a hypertension patient and a diabetic type 2 patient?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 51 years experience
All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. Talk to the doctor who ordered the tests. Having said that, his creatinine and BUN are elevated and he ought to consult a kidney specialist. The levels are not dangerous but he needs to ensure that it does not get worse. Wish you good health!
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