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Experience:  Veterinary Surgeon at Tameside Veterinary Clinic
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High bun of 55 and high creatine of 3.5, What stage of

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High bun of 55 and high creatine of 3.5
JA: I'll do all I can to help. What is the matter with the dog?
Customer: What stage of kidney disease is this
JA: What is the dog's name?
Customer: Lola
JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Lola?
Customer: She had been diagnosed with congenital small kidneys
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
She is 3 years old
Expert:  Richard Rawling replied 1 month ago.

Hi, i`m Richard, a Veterinarian from the UK. Hopefully I can help today.

Expert:  Richard Rawling replied 1 month ago.

Does she have regular blood checks? Have her levels increased recently?

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Expert:  Richard Rawling replied 1 month ago.

How have her values increased recently? What were her values when she last had them checked?

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
12 months ago the bun wa's 33 and creatinine was slightly elevated.
Expert:  Richard Rawling replied 1 month ago.

There does seem to be a significant progression in that case. Are you taking any measures to help take the strain off her kidneys?

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
review of diet, and more tests, new medication to be added. So what stage approximately would this be? She still eats, drinks, very active and loves to play.
Expert:  Richard Rawling replied 29 days ago.

With Creatinine at that level, she would be stage 3 or 4 under the Iris staging scheme.