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How To Lower Bun And Creatinine Levels
My creatinine level and bun are normal. My GFR is lower than last year (50). I am caucasian. Should I be concerned about kidney function? Thanks.
Low GFR: GFR below 60 for > 3 months may be an indication of chronic kidney disease. As cardiovascular factors (blood pressure, glucose, lipids) are a major cause of kidney disease, these should be controlled. GFR also reduces with age. ...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
Food restiction for those patient who creatinine is irregular but bun level is normal i.E., diabetic patients?
Sick patient: When a patient has ards, thje patient is very sick. Thus other organs can get damaged including the kidney. BUN and creatinine are makers of kidney injury and your doctors are going to monitor its function routinely. The electrolytes are also changing and need to be corrected routinely. ...Read more
Protein intake=120gms 50gms th whey and 15 gms bcca.I do Moderately Intense exercise 5to6 days for 1 hr. Is my bun level is ok.
My 3 yr old daughter bun level is 17(mg/dl), creatinine is .37(mg/dl), and bun/creatinine ratio is 46. What does this mean? She also has hives 4 weeks
After 2 years of renal transplant (kidney) suddenly rise up creatinine 2.4 mg/dl, and BUN 12.9mg/dl .how to lower?
32 y/o female with creatinine level of 1.01 mg/dL )non-african american) BUN 12 mg/dL. Also insufficient in Vitamin D O25 test(28.9ml). Abnormal?
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 BUN and creatinine are normal. Vitamin D is just borderline low. You may take over the counter vitamin D3 at a dose of about 2000 units/day. ...Read more
Lt ankle/foot always swollen slight-large amt, 2yrs. Bun/creatinine levels run high. High protein intake. No salt-restricted diet. Causes of swelling?
Renal & venous probs: An elevated BUN & creatinine for 2 yrs. Means that you have chronic renal disease. You are on the worst possible diet for this, which should be low protein and low sodium. The swelling may be due to this + chronic venous insufficiency, which is more likely--for anatomic reasons--to occur in left leg. An internist specializing in kidney disease (nephrologist) is whose care you should be under. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If i was taking 200mg of spironolactone when I have my lab work done, would that affect the bun and creatinine level? Would it make it higher or lower
Likely no effect,,,: This is a potassium sparing diuretic and is a weak diuretic other than this function. This and other diuretics should not have an effect on BUN and creatinine as these are based on amounts in the blood and creatinine is recovered by the kidney and so depend on renal function. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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