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Do You Need To Fast For A Bun Test
My blood test showed "slightly elevated" BUN (25mg). However, I eat a high protein diet and my Dr did not tell me to fast or avoid eating protein before the test. Are these results valid?
Blood Urea Nitrogen: It is a test which identifies the breakdown products of urea in your blood. Urea is itself a breakdown product of proteins so that the BUN is an indirect measure of protein metabolism. BUN is elevated in kidney dysfunction, fever, increased catabolism, high protein diet and intestinal bleeding. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What can cause to have bun/creatinin ratio elevated. My test resul bun 18 norma 6-20, creatinin 0.63 norma0.57-1 and bun/creat ratio 29 norm 35-155?
Lab tests: These are both within normal limitsGet a more detailed answer ›
BUN of 9: Your BUN of 9 is normal and it is also a reflection of your protein intake. Your serum creatinine is a much better guide to help assess your kidney function. If it is not elevated, you probably have reasonable kidney function. Serum creatinine is dependent on age, muscle mass, sex and race. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm a 46 year old female and had some blood tests done that came back with a bun of 4 and a ck of 59?
Reference ranges: Why did you have the tests done? What are normal ranges for these tests in the lab that did these tests? Your BUN is low, but not be abnormal, ck may be slightly elevated, but still may not indicate any disease. ...Read more
Recent blood test showed my bun at 18 and my creative at 1.02 both on high end of range, should I be worried?
If you are a muscular male, these results would be right in the normal range. As it is the results are within normal limits. However, all lab 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. See this site for more info.
http://www. Mayoclinic. Com/health/creatinine/my00144. ...Read more
BUN/CR: No. The test results won't be affected if you are not fasting. ...Read more
Just got blood work back. My bun was high at 24. Creatinine was normal at. 75. Are further tests warranted.?
For the past 6 months my BUN has been normal and my Creatitine (blood test) has been very low. What does this mean?
My 5 month old son has mcadd. His test showed that his ck levels is 305 and his bun/creat ratio is 35.7. What does that mean?
Blood work: Your son has mcadd. He has an enzyme deficiency. Your doctor ordered blood work to look at his ck or creatinine kinase level from muscle and his blood urea nitrogen (bun) to creatinine (Creat) level. These are lab values your doctor is going to discuss with you. The bun/cr is a marker for kidney function. ...Read more
Recently got a blood test and had a bun level of 6.0 mg/dl and b/c ratio is 6.6. They said they were low. Should I be concerned?
BUN of 5: Your BUN of 6 mg/dl is low. It is important to know that its level varies from lab to lab. And it is related to your protein intake and your state of hydration. You did not give your creatinine (c) level. Your c is dependent on your sex, age, weight and age. If the physician (p) who ordered the test is not worried, as he did not call you, do not worry about it. If you need reassurance, call the p. ...Read more
BUN = 6 Creatinine =. 58 BUN/Creatinine = 10 I read that a 10 warrants further tests to determine if intrinsic kidney damage. Does that apply here?
1 month ago lab tests Cr 0.74mg/dl, BUN 12, 1mg/dl. Results today show Cr 1.1 and BUN 19.1.I know both are below limits but is normal this increase? Txs
Renal: This fluctuation can be explained by change in fluid status. You do have hypertension, but if controlled that should not effect your renal function in a month. If feeling OK I would not worry about this. If concerned I would wait atleast a month till I recheck it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I recently had a blood test. The BUN was 10 and creatinine was 1.2. I am a 36 year old male, Asian and am worried about the high creatinine levels?
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