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Are high blood urea nitrogen levels bad?

Bun. Could be bad. Could be dehydration. Depends how high and the urinslysis. Read more...
Bad high BUN levels? A high BUN by itself rarely gives any information. Blood urine nitrogen (BUN) is a product of protein (p) metabolism. Pt with a low p intake will have low bun's compared to anothers with a high p intake with the same renal function. If your BUN and creatinine are elevated with high sodium and chloride levels, dehydration may be the cause. If not, renal failure may be present. Ask your physician. Read more...

Is it possible to have high creatinine, high blood urea nitrogen and high potassium levels simultaneously?

Yes. High creatinine and BUN occur in poor kidney function. High potassium levels can occur when kidney function is poor because kidney cannot get rid of potassium. Read more...
Absolutely yes. This is exactly what is seen with kidney (renal) failure. I am not making a diagnosis on this information alone. I can only advise strongly that anyone with elevation in bun, cr and potassium, as listed above, should see his/her physician immediately. Read more...

What does it indicate if you have a high level of blood urea nitrogen?

Kidney issue. In general, a high BUN is indicative of an issue with kidney function or overall dehydration. All blood tests need to be interpreted in context. Read more...