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My bun creatinine ratio is 34 I'm freaking out, Yes, I just

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My bun creatinine ratio is 34 I'm freaking out
JA: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?
Customer: Yes, I just got my blood work on the patient portal. I was having cramps and back pain. they put me on chipro on Sat. I just got the blood work now.
JA: Have you had any recent injuries? What seems to make the pain better or worse?
Customer: I had bad ice on a vacation and had diarrhea then I fell down a few nights later. I've had cramps ever since. I thought it was GYN related and had pelvic ultrasound but it was fine. Then I started having burning around my urinary area. so I went to the doctor.
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: No I told them everything.
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  DIEGO BONILLA replied 1 year ago.


This is Dr. Bonilla, experienced in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary and Critical Care.

I understand your concerns. What is you creatinine level (not ratio)? Do you have any other medical conditions? Do you take any medications?

Expert:  DrRussMD replied 1 year ago.


With a normal creatinine, the ratio is not significant.

The ration can only be meaningful of your creatinine or your BUN are high.

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