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Low Bun Blood Test
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
Lab results: The lab results you mention, low creatinine high and egfr is low are consistent with a person with chronic kidney disease. The co2 in chronic kidney disease is not high and can be low. The high bun-creatinine ratio is suggestive of a dehydrated state. Please provide the actual numbers of the lab values you stated for a better answer. ...Read more
Does low lymph mean u have aids my blood test said mine was 8low. Wbc is 15.3h plts 142low. Bun 6 low cr 0.48low gluc116 ca7.9 everything else normal.
Maybe infection,,,: From your information, it looks like you've got infection. Your white count is high and that is a very telling sign of infection which could be a complication of your endometriosis. You'd need an aids test and would have other general signs like long standing fever and not necessarily abdominal pain and wouldn't have such a high white count for aids. Best of luck. ...Read more
What does it mean if my blood test shows high ast, alt, vitm b12, calicum, bun/creati, neutrophils & sed rate. Low hct, hgb?
Insufficient info: 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. It would also help to know the actual values of the test results. ...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 ?
No: 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