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Dr. Jason Reich
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Comprehensive Metabolic Panel (Definition)

The comprehensive metabolic panel (cmp) is a panel of blood tests that serves as an initial broad medical screening tool. The cmp provides a rough check of kidney function, liver function, and electrolyte and fluid balance. The cmp is an expanded version of the basic metabolic panel (bmp), which does not include liver tests. A cmp (or bmp) is usually ordered as part of ...Read more


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I had a cmp done at doctors . Everything was normal except anion gap At 3. My blood urea nitrogen at 21 . ( doc said cuz I fasted).. Why is this low?

I had a cmp done at doctors . Everything was normal except  anion gap At 3. My blood urea nitrogen at 21 . ( doc said cuz I fasted).. Why is this low?

First things 1st.: Why did you have the test? No test should be interpreted in a vacuum. Most of the time the abnormality described is pretty meaningless. But attempting to answer your question requires we know about your medical history. ...Read more

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Can you explain what 12.86mg/dl bun (blood urea nitrogen) and 1.34 mg/dl creatinine mean?

Can you explain what 12.86mg/dl bun (blood urea nitrogen) and 1.34 mg/dl creatinine mean?

Normal: Seems normal- however could be slightly abnormal if this is a 90 yr old emaciated female or a very small child. ...Read more

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My urea nitrogen BUN is 26 and creatinine is 0.91 creatine/BUN Ratio is 0.03. Potassium was 5.4 I am 26 should I be concerned?

My urea nitrogen BUN is 26 and creatinine is 0.91 creatine/BUN Ratio is 0.03. Potassium was 5.4 I am 26 should I be concerned?

Chem panel: Hi, I don't see a reason for concern in your results, your kidney function is just fine, your Potassium slightly high which could be 2/2 diet and dehydration. ...Read more

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Please explain why does blood urea nitrogen bun decrease in hepatic failure ?

Please explain why does blood urea nitrogen bun decrease in hepatic failure ?

Urea cycle stops: The ammonia that the body generates during metabolism doesn't get detoxified by being turned into urea. ...Read more

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I was just wondering why does blood urea nitrogen bun decreases hepatic failure ?

I was just wondering why does blood urea nitrogen bun decreases hepatic failure ?

BUN liver: Urea is produced thru the ornithine cycle in the liver thus BUN levels reflect functioning of the liver/kidneys. ...Read more

Dr. Steven Griggs
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Urea Nitrogen (Definition)

Urea nitrogen abbreviated BUN is a chemical in the blood that results from the body's use of proteins and is a waste product. Urea nitrogen is processed in the liver and the kidneys and eliminated from ...Read more


Cmp (Definition)

Cmp-comprehensive medical profile. This usually includes electrolytes, sodium, potassium, ...Read more