BUN refers to blood urea nitrogen, which is an important standard to learn about patient’s condition. As patient’s kidney damage is severer and severer, patient’s BUN level will become higher and higher. Kidney is a very important organ, which is in charge of our body’s metabolic balances.
When patient’s kidney function is damaged severely, many health problems will appear at this point, which can cause patients to have many obvious symptoms. Well then, what symptoms will appear with increased BUN?
What does increased BUN indicate?
BUN is the metabolic disorder of protein, and it should be filtrated out by kidney. However, it is not easy for patients to have increased BUN, becasue our kidney has strong metabolic ability, and half normal kidney function will be able to guarantee our body health.
Thereby, when patients have high BUN due to kidney damage, at least half normal kidney function has been damaged at this point. Besides, BUN is a substance which can cause many health problems in our body, which can lead to obvious symtoms.
What symptoms will appear with increased BUN?
Symptoms in patients’ body can be caused by increased BUN, and it can also be caused by the complications due to kidney damage.
High BUN can cause many obvious symptoms, like itching, nausea and vomiting, etc. That is because high BUN can stimulate patient’s skin and digestive system.
While low kidney function and its metabolic disorders can cause patients to have many health problems, which can cause many obvious symptoms, such as muscle cramps, joint pain, headache, loss of appetite, foamy urine, abnormal urine color, etc.
Thereby, increased BUN can cause many health problems, but its cause of kidney damage can lead to more severe health problems, which can cause more obvious symptoms.
Patients with CKD should take measures actively to deal with their disease, and if you need any help, you can contact our online experts. We can provide the guidance you need or do what we can to help you.
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