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My BUN and creatinine levels are normal, but my ratio is

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hi! my BUN and creatinine levels are normal, but my ratio is high. my ALT is high, my hemoglobin is high, my occult blood in urine was 1+
JA: In general, how has your health been lately?
Customer: I'm having bilateral facial numbness and forehead headaches, blurry vision I had a full kidney workup less than a year ago everything was fine
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: I have fatigue, night sweats, etc hysterectomy 11 years ago.. 45 yrs ago lol 45 yrs old
Submitted: 13 days ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 13 days ago.

Hello, this is Dr. David. I am reviewing your question now and will be with you momentarily.

Expert:  Dr. David replied 13 days ago.

I am glad your bun and creatinine levels are normal.

bun/creatinine ratios are only important if you have a known kidney disorder.

it doesn't sound like you have a known kidney disorder.

your kidneys don't sound like they are causing your symptoms.

you could have a sinus infection causing headaches and facial numbness. do you have sinus congestion/

have you had your thyroid hormone levels checked? you could be having declines of your estrogen levels as well.

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