Blood Urea Nitrogen BUN
Blood Urea Nitrogen BUN test is measure the amount of blood urea nitrogen in your blood. Blood Urea nitrogen is a waste material made by liver when liver break down protein. If you have kidney dieses this material build up your blood. Blood Urea Nitrogen BUN filtered out your kidney and remove from your blood in urine. BUN lead to serious health problems including kidney dieses, anemia, heart dieses, and high blood pressor. Blood Urea Nitrogen is a normal waste material that your body create after you eat. High Blood Urea Nitrogen more than normal results may sign that your kidney are not working good.
Blood Urea Nitrogen BUN levels help your doctor see how well your kidneys are working.
Is This Test Have Other Name
Blood Urea, BUN, Serum BUN, Serum Urea, Urea Nitrogen
How The Test Performed
A blood sample needed
Why The Test Performed
Blood Urea Nitrogen is a normal waste material that your body create after you eat. High Blood Urea Nitrogen more than normal results may sign that your kidney are not working good.
When your kidneys are healthy, they remove the BUN, usually leaving a small amount of it in the blood. But for the most part, your kidneys get rid of it by flushing it out of your body through urine. When your kidneys are not healthy, they have trouble removing BUN and leave more of it in your blood.
Why Need This Test
If you have symptoms,
Joint or bone pain
Restless legs while you’re trying to sleep
Family of kidney problems
High blood pressure
Urinary tract obstruction
Congestive heart failure or recent heart attack
A high-protein diet
Swelling in the arms or foot
Many peoples have kidney problems and not have these symptoms, Than you need a Blood Urea Nitrogen test for others reasons.
What Do The Result Means
Normal Blood Urea Nitrogen BUN is 07 to 20 milligram per deciliter mg/dl. Unless this level is greater than 60 mg/dL, it may your kidney are not working well. Higher than normal
Nitrogen level can also kidney dieses, dehydration, burns, heart dieses and high protein diet. If your result more than high of normal value you have a problem with your kidneys or you may not be drinking enough water.