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Doctor insights on: Bun Creatnine Ratio

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14 month old pt with BUN of 19 creatnine of .21 and bun/ creatnine ratio of 90, and a normal cbc, should I worry about more than dehydration?

14 month old pt with BUN of 19 creatnine of .21 and bun/ creatnine ratio of 90, and a normal cbc, should I worry about more than dehydration?

Here are some...: Generally speaking, the level of BUN is associated with nitrogen intake-chiefly from protein; that of creatinine, with individual amount of lean muscles. So, these together could be normal for the baby as long as s/he is active, growing, and healthy. Nonetheless, refer this Q to the doc ordering the test for individual details and specifics. Best wisher to baby's growth... ...Read more

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BUN to CREATNINE RATIO is 23:1 is it normal ?

BUN to CREATNINE RATIO is 23:1 is it normal ?

Kidney function test: The ratio is acceptable provided that the bun & creatinine are within normal ranges. Stay well hydrated and drink enough water. Best wishes. ...Read more

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My bun/creat ratio is 24.4- should I be concerned ?

My bun/creat ratio is 24.4- should I be concerned ?

No: Ideally, this number should be around 10. When it's mildly elevated, that means you are mildly dehydrated usually. This can happen just from the fast before getting blood work done. But as long as your BUN and creatinine themselves are normal, the ratio doesn't really mean much. ...Read more

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How to reduce bun creatine ratio?

How to reduce bun creatine ratio?

Don't treat a lab: Bun/creatinine ratio varies with hydration, diet, and kidney status; if high and the person's kidneys aren't working well, they may just be dry or shocky. You can lower your ratio simply by drinking a few glasses of water. But why? There's no point. I eat a lot of protein and mine tends to be a bit high, but that doesn't mean i'm sick. The big picture is everything. ...Read more

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What does bun/creatine ratio of 18 mean?

What does bun/creatine ratio of 18 mean?

Means normal kidneys: BUN (blood urea nitrogen) is a test for a number of certain chemicals in the blood. Creatinine is a specific chemical that is released from the muscles. These are filtered out by the kidneys into the urine. The ratio of 18 means 18 to 1 of BUN to creatinine ; it is normal. If the ratio is higher that means the circulation is not delivering blood fast enough to the kidneys. If the ratio lowers to 1. ...Read more

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Bun creatin ratio is 31 what does that mean?

Bun creatin ratio is 31 what does that mean?

Nothing: Assuming you're otherwise well. Having a nice steak dinner can do this, since you metabolize protein into urea which is what BUN measures. Don't overfocus on your labs. They're meaningful only as a guide in a larger context of the entire person. ...Read more

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I have a bun creatine ratio of 24 1 what does that mean?

I have a bun creatine ratio of 24 1 what does that mean?

BUN:Cr: Could be normal for you depending on factors such as your level of protein intake.May indicate state of dehydration. In the absence of symptoms, it means a good overnight fast in preparation for your blood draw the following morning. ...Read more