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Dr. Madhu Kandarpa
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Creatinine (Definition)

Creatinine is a byproduct of creatine phosphate, which is present in muscles. Creatinine levels increase if the ...Read more


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What does a high bun and creatinine reading indicate?

What does a high bun and creatinine reading indicate?

Co-tango usually: The BUN is usually 10 times the creatinine. When the creatinine goes up, the BUN goes up similarly to roughly keep this proportion, in most kidney disease states. The notable exception is when the creatinine goes up say by 20% to 1.2, but the BUN goes up *5 to 50. This strongly suggests a pre-renal state, commonly dehydration. Mild elevations of BUN with normal creatinines aren't of concern. ...Read more

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What's a way to decrease high bun and creatinine in my blood?

What's a way to decrease high bun and creatinine in my blood?

Get it evaluated: First of all, determine the cause and treat that. These values are usually high because of a reduction in kidney function or dehydration. See a kidney specialist (nephrologist). ...Read more

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What does it mean if both bun & creatinine levels are good, but the ratio is high?

What does it mean if both bun & creatinine levels are good, but the ratio is high?

Actual values: 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, if both creatinine and BUN are normal you do not need to worry about the ratio. ...Read more

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What does it mean if both bun & creatinine levels are good, but the ratio is high?

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

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I have a high bun/ creatinine level (28) and a low creatinine level (0.5) . Should I be concerned or do something?

BUN/Creat Ratio: I personally would not worry about it since the high ratio is due to a slightly elevated BUN. This might be due to a diet high in non-essential amino acids (nothing to truly be concerned about) or a mild lack of water intake. If you are still concerned, please see your primary doctor and go over all of that with her/him. ...Read more

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Is this bad? CREATININE 0.46 Low In Range High 0.50-1.05 mg/dL BUN/CREATINI... 30 Low In Range High 6-22 (calc)

Is this bad?   
CREATININE
0.46
Low In Range High
0.50-1.05 mg/dL
 
BUN/CREATINI...
30
Low In Range High
6-22 (calc)

Here are some ...: The lab reports could be perfectly normal for you, but just reflecting your lean mass of muscles and lifestyle of protein intake. Nonetheless, collect these Qs of personal healthy issues to your Doc for review and counseling at next follow-up visit. For the time being, always stress practicing healthy lifestyle with no overindulgence disregarding who, what, when, and how you're now. ...Read more

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I'm a 65 female . I wanted to know if my bun is 7 and creatinine is 71 .. Is this ok I thought my bun was to low and my creatinine was high .. Thank ?

Units of the results: 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, Is the level of BUN 7 mg/dL and creatinine 0.71 mg/dL? if so there is no cause for concern. ...Read more

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What's the meaning of high bun/creatinine ratio?

See below: An elevated BUN with normal creatinine and a ratio of [generally more than 18-20] 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 more

Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Itch (Definition)

Itches are a clinical finding in which a person's skin has a sensation of non-painful irritation ...Read more