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Test results! bun=6 /hematocrit=34/hct ic =35.1. Is these normal results? The paper i was given shows these are below normal but dr said they were ok

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
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In brief: What's "normal"?

Reference ranges are set so that several percent of healthy folks fall outside on either end.
"normal" doesn't necessarily mean "healthy" in any case. Especially, low BUN in a person who looks and feels well never means anything. Your physician gave you good advice.

In brief: What's "normal"?

Reference ranges are set so that several percent of healthy folks fall outside on either end.
"normal" doesn't necessarily mean "healthy" in any case. Especially, low BUN in a person who looks and feels well never means anything. Your physician gave you good advice.
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