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BUN/Creatinine ratios are only worrisome if you have a known kidney disorder or metabolic disorder.
if your BUN levels and creatinine levels are normal on their own, then the ratio is really not needed.
and high ratios are not worrisome.
make sure you drink plenty of water and fluid if you are on high protein.
what is your creatinine level?
eGFR is an estimated glomerular filtration rate, estimated on your age, sex, race and creatinine level
if you are dehydrated and your creatinine levels are elevated up above 1.0, you will have a lower eGFR, which doesn't mean you have kidney disease or damaged kidneys.
a true GFR is obtained through a 24 hour urine collection study.
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