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What can I do for high blood urea?

What can I do for high blood urea?

High BUN: You need to have more than a blood urea nitrogen (BUN) value to determine you have chronic kidney disease. You also need a creatinine (c) level, at the very least. Your BUN level is a reflection of your protein intake and your state of dehydration. If you ratio of BUN to c is > 20:1, you may have been dehydrated. Ask your doctor for more information. ...Read more

Dr. Alok Agrawal
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Blood Urea Nitrogen (Definition)

It's level helps evaluate renal function elevation can mean poor renal ...Read more


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Blood urea high 0.58 & creatrine 0.98?

A Cr of 0.98 is fine: I am not familiar with the BUN scale you are reporting. A BUN elevation out of proportion to cr can be associated with dehydration. ...Read more

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What medicine should be taken for high blood urea?

Find cause: Treat the patient, not the number. High BUN can be due to something as simple as eating a steak dinner & then running a marathon & getting dehydrated. This is good for you & need not be treated. Or it can be the sign of kidney disease, which should be treated; there are a lot of them & you need to find which one. ...Read more

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Does anasthesia rises cretanine and blood urea level?

Does anasthesia rises cretanine and blood urea level?

Not exactly: The anesthetic itself does not raise BUN and creatinine. However, if the patient is inadequately hydrated, or has decreased blood flow to the kidneys during the operation these values can increase. Talk to your anesthesiologist if you have concerns about this. ...Read more

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Does 6.0.Creatanine and110 blood urea controlled by medicine ..?

Probably not...: Doctors don't just treat numbers with medicine and need to know symptoms. At these number would most probably need dialysis and not just medicine alone. ...Read more

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My blood urea is normal 22mg/dl , but my creatinine is high 4 mg/dl (what happen? please.)

My blood urea is normal 22mg/dl , but my creatinine is high 4 mg/dl (what happen? please.)

Are you sure?: Are you sure creatinine is 4? Or maybe .4? If it is 4 then this is a medical emergency and you need to be seen by a Nephrologist(kidney doctor specialist) as soon as possible or ED if new. If this is the case there is nothing else we can recommend over this media to make that better since multiple things might be happening. You might even need emergency dialysis. If it is 0.4 then it is normal. ...Read more

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High blood urea & pain in the finer bones, what to do?

High blood urea & pain in the finer bones, what to do?

High BUN and pain: You should ask your question to the physician (p) who ordered the blood work on you allowing you to discover the fact you had a high bun. Your p knows your case best of all, including the level of your bun, and is in a better position to give you a meaningful answer to your question. ...Read more

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What to do if I have blood urea 56, is it a very serious situation?

What to do if I have blood urea 56, is it a very serious situation?

Depends: It all depends on what else is going on. This value is suggesting a mild to moderate degree of renal failure that may be due to dehydration or gastrointestinal bleed as some of the most common causes. Previous values may suggest a degree of chronicity. ...Read more