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My bun to creatinine ratio is 5.7 to 1. What does this mean? Is this a cause for concern? My bun is 6.95 mg/dl and my creatinine is 1.29 mg/dl.
Depends: Normal serum creatinine ranges from 0.7- 1.5 mg /dl in many labs, however one should review the normal range in their lab report. BUN ranges from 6 to 20 mg/dl. High serum creatinine and BUN generally indicate kidney damage.Your labs are normal, however review the lab report with md. ...Read more
What means an elevated BUN to creatinine ratio of 24 if both BUN and Creatinine are individually normal? BUN: 17.7, Creat: 0,75. Take many fluids.Txs
Elevated ratio: Hi Oskcar. You lab levels are normal and your ratio is high due to your low creatinine level. If you had a high BUN-creatinine ratio that was abnormal due to dehydration, your serum sodium and chloride would be high. You did not mention those values in your test results. Were they elevated? If not, you need not worry, if they were, ingest more fluids to reduce them and lower your ratio. ...Read more
Need numbers: It would help to have the actual numbers. The doctor who ordered these tests would be in a better position to advise as s/he knows your health status. ...Read more
Question: Please send the question so your concern can be appropriately addressed ...Read more
My bun creatinine ratio is 8 when it was supposed to between 10 24 how bad it is and what could be causing it and what can I do to incrase it thanks?
What does it mean if your creatinine level is too high 1.16 and your bun/creatinine ratio is very low at a 5?
Why do you ask?: Labs mean nothing in the absence of a clinical history. You might be a vegan bodybuilder. When I was lifting weights every day, my creatinine ran 1.6-1.8. The fellow-pathologists with whom I've discussed it think that reports generated by labs are causing overdiagnosis of renal disease (it's subscience -- "there's an adjustment for race because black people are more muscular.") ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have a BUN/CREATININE RATIO of 8. I am a woman age 60 in relative good health. What does this ratio mean?
BUN/CREATININE RATIO: BUN = Blood Urea Nitrogen. Urea is a byproduct of ingested protein. Urea is made in the liver and excreted by kidneys. Creatinine is made by muscles and excreted by kidneys. Both are blood markers of kidney function. Creatinine is more reliable, because Urea production varies with protein in diet. Urea/Creat ratio < 10 virtually always reflects low urea production - usu low diet protein ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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