BUN is one of reliable indicators to reflect that how well your kidneys are working as well as creatinine. Well then, what does mean if your BUN is 41 and creatinine increases to 2? Actually, this question come from one patients who suffer our internet, he tries to find out the related info, and try to find out the solution.
The overview of BUN and creatinine
BUN, short for blood urea nitrogen, is the metabolic product of the digestion of protein. Normal human adult blood should contain between 6 to 20 mg (3.2-7.1mmol/L) of urea nitrogen per 100 ml of the blood. Normally, the extra blood urea nitrogen are mainly discharged through our kidneys. Therefore, high BUN level is always closely related with kidney condition. How about creatinine? It is the byproduct of our muscle activity, also it comes from the metabolism of the meat products. The normal range of creatinine is about 0.5-1.1 mg/dl for female and 0.6-1.2 mg/dl for male and should be filtered out of the body by the healthy kidneys. Since our kidney has a strong compensatory ability, high creatinine level is not easy to occur until more than half of renal function has been lost. Therefore, high creatinine is alway associated with severe kidney damage.
What does mean of BUN 41 and creatinine 2?
Compared to the normal range of BUN and creatinine, both BUN 41 and creatinine 2 are much higher and they indicates that there are something wrong with your kidneys. In such a condition, your kidneys fail to discharge the extra blood urea and creatinine from the body. Consequently, you may experience will suffer from numerous symptoms or complications such as high creatinine level, high BUN level, poor appetite, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea and so on.
How to deal with BUN 41 and creatinine 2?
Diet plays an important part for controlling the progression of illness condition. For instance, low-protein, low sodium, low phosphorus and potassium are recommended to you. In sever condition, medical treatment like Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy is suggested to you.
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