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High Glucose Serum High Bun High Creatinine Serum
The blood sugar concentration or blood glucose level is the amount of glucose (sugar) present in the blood of a human or animal. The body naturally tightly regulates blood glucose levels as a part of metabolic homeostasis. Glucose is the primary source of energy for the body's cells, and blood lipids (in the form of fats and oils) are primarily ...Read more
My creatinine serum is 0.55 and bun of 20, which makes my ratio high at 36. My egfr is 112. Is it ok to keep taking metformin?
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See below: An elevated BUN with normal creatinine occurs most commonly in dehydrated individuals and is not a sign of kidney damage.It may also occur in in certain other conditions like bleeding in the intestines, artificial nutrition intravenously of Amino Acids and use of steroids. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Multiple causes: BUN is a breakdown of ingested protein, but becomes elevated compared to creatine, in cases of increased catabolism (breakdown). Such things as a high protein diet, use of some steroids, some infections, or volume depletion may commonly raise BUN levels. In a hospital setting, tube feeding, tpn, GI bleeding, infections, decreased flow to the kidneys, and use of steroids are frequent contributors. ...Read more
My mother age is 70 years and she is suffering from high serum creatinine(10.02) along with high BUN and Uric Acid.Plz sugest for how to cure.
My 6 year old son has a high glucose/serum 106, bun level 22,
bun/creatinine ratio 43, triglycerides 84, is this normal to be alittle high in range?
Here are some...: You should refer your questions & concerns to his pediatrician who possesses more of his pertinent information than anyone online. Besides it is useful to always correlate the lab findings with individual clinical profile and compare with prior tests serially. To make a question easy to answer, always stress the specifics & relevance with sequence of events in the question. Best wish... ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What does it mean if my BUN is 22, BUN Creatinine 26 and creatinine serum is 0.86 ? I am a 54 yr old woman
Drink water: 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. Having said that, your creatinine is normal. Your BUN is slightly elevated and may be because you were fasting when the blood was drawn and were dehydrated from not drinking water. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more
My creatinine serum is 0.73 and I've been told this is "low"...should I be concerned? My BUN/creatinine was 23. Should I be concerned healthwise?
Okay,...: Serum creatinine reflects personal lean muscle mass; so, your lean muscle may be on low side. The bottom line is your personal functionality in managing the tasks & chores of daily living for survival, growth, and continuation. If adequate, leave it alone and live on; if not, go for a comprehensive evaluation & counseling. ...Read more
What exactly does it mean when my bun/creatinine ratio is 23 but my creatinine serum level is .77?
Creatinine serum 1.5 mg/dl
bun test 27
how bad is this. Can there be ways to improve on these results.
Big picture: Everybody's kidney function declines some with age. I'm good with your BUN especially if you eat a lot of protein. And if you're a mature athlete, this may even be fine; creatinine varies with a man's muscularity. When i was lifting weights daily in my early thirties, my creatinine run 1.5 to 1.6 -- perfectly healthy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Serum creatinine is 0.96 mg/dL. I am a male. 56 years old and weigh 73.8 kg. Calculated Cockcroft-Gault CrCl is 83.8. Bun is 8 mg/dL. Should I worry?
My a1c is 6.6 and Glucose serum is 117 creatinine serum is 1.07 haven't went to dr yet read results online. Am I pre diabetic? Or diabetic?
See below: 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. Having said that, your Aic value is in the diabetic range. It would be prudent to accept that you are diabetic and modify your diet, lose weight, and exercise. It would help to consult your doctor and a nutritionist. See site for info. https://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003640.htm ...Read more
Normal: Labs look fine for your mother. Any known problem with her kidneys? ...Read more
Cr 24/kg is 27.2 (creatinine clearance). Normal is up to 24. Worried about hyperfiltration, not abnormally muscular. 4 months ago serum creatinine was .88 and BUN 12. Weight is 195lbs 22% bodyfat.
Hyper-filtration?: I do not understand what you mean by "Cr 24/kg" Perhaps one of the nephrologists at HealthTap does but creatinine clearance is a volume per minute measurement and normal value for a 23 year old white male is 90 to 140ml/min and 110 to 170ml/min in black males. Based on your weight, age, and creatinine your clearance is approximately 163ml/min which is excellent (there's no such thing as too high) ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Urea Nit - Serum (BUN) 1mg/d 8. - 27.
Creatinine - Serum .86mg/dL .570 - 1.000
Creatinine Clearance (Est) L 73.36m L/min 75 . 64y f 150 lb 5'1?
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Age 65 w/fem. Serum Creatinine 1.02. Bun 8. Ratio 8. Egfr down from 70's to 58. Took Zantac (ranitidine) 150 32 hrs. prior to blood test. No health concerns. CKD?
I don't think so: With a BUN of 8, anybody worried about their kidneys should be very happy. The lack of real science behind the "EGFR" promotion is showcased by the adjustment for race "because black people are more muscular." Many of us in pathology think this is an attempt by Big Pharma to make healthy people think they are sick. I'd be glad for good health. Creatine's fine for your age. Best wishes. ...Read more
EGFR 8 point drop in 1 year? Was 97 now 89.6. Creatinine serum 1.10, BUN 14, low mpv. Recently diagnosed w/ bicuspid valve in heart. Cause 4 concern?
No: The variation in the results is within the margin of error. ...Read more
My Glucose, Serum is 5 mg/dL
BUN/ Creatinine Ratio is 22
CO2 is 9 mmol/L
AST 54 IU/L
ALT 54 IU/L
What does all this indicate?
Mistake?: Normal BG - 60-100 range. BG of 5 mg/dl produces profound neurologic disturbance. Please recheck that value. BUN could indicate mild dehydration. CO2 -really bicarbonate- is low indicating excess acid in blood stream. AST and ALT both mildly / nonspecifically elevated. Line by line interpretation of labs -not very helpful. Need to know context in which they were drawn in order to understand. ...Read more
My 8 month old son has been having some stomach issues and we just got some results back. I am curious to what a normal bun level, but a slightly higher creatinine serum level means. His ratio is also considered high.
Here are some...: You should refer your questions & concerns to his pediatrician who possesses more of his pertinent information than anyone online. Besides it is useful to always correlate the lab findings with individual clinical profile and compare with prior tests serially. To make a question easy to answer, always stress the specifics & relevance with sequence of events in the question. Best wish... ...Read more
Single Kidney: You did not mention why your kidney was removed. Please get RENAL Ultrasound to ascertain there are no anatomic problems, such as hydronephrosis, with the remaining kidney. Also infection or stones (obstruction) can also compromise the residual kidney function. Please see a qualified Nephrologist (kidney Specialist) ...Read more
High value of creatinine clearance.Serum creatinine 0, 8mg/dl.Creat. Clearance 165ml/min.Normal value from 80 to130.What's the relevance of high value?
Don't worry: A high estimated GFR means nothing whateve except that the estimate has little to do with reality. The fad for estimating glomerular filtration rates in healthy people based on a correlation with serum creatinine is unscientific and has many pathologists and nephrologists unhappy. Ignore it. ...Read more
High creatinine: You may not be able to lower your creatinine level of 1.5, as it depends on what caused it to be that high. You need to see a nephrologist and have a 24 hour urine (u) collection for creatinine clearance and protein. Blood will be collected when the u is returned to the lab. You need a renal ultrasound done to see if you have any obstruction in your urinary outflow tract. Good luck. ...Read more
I'm worried because my dad has high serum creatinine that is 3.4mg/dl how can he control it, through his consumption., what do you suggest?
High creatinine : Your father needs to see a nephrologist (n) to find out is causing his elevated creatinine (c). At a c of 3.4 he likely has stage 3 chronic kidney disease. To control it, he needs to find out what is causing it. A n will order a 24 hour urine collection to see how well his kidneys work and to see if there is protein in this collection. Blood work and a renal ultrasound will be ordered by the n. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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