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WHAT IS THE PURPOSE OF A BUN BLOOD TEST. I HAVE A MASS IN

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WHAT IS THE PURPOSE OF...
WHAT IS THE PURPOSE OF A BUN BLOOD TEST.
JA: Is this a time sensitive issue? What type of specimen are they testing?
Customer: I HAVE A MASS IN THE UPPER ARM AND THEY WILL EVENTUALLY DO A BIOPSY. THEY HAVE ORDERED A BUN TEST AND A MRI. WHAT IS THE PURPOSE OF THE BUN BLOOD TEST. WHAT COULD THEY BE LOOKING FOR.
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: HAVE MANY HEMANGIOMAS IN MY BODY (LIVER, SPLEEN ETC.) PAST HISTORY OF CANCER IN 2001 AND NO REOCURRENCE. (ENDOMETRIAL)
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Myself Dr Josh. and I’m happy to help with your question today

A blood urea nitrogen (BUN) test measures the amount of nitrogen in your blood that comes from the waste product urea.

It reveals important information about how well your kidneys and liver are working.

BUN levels tend to increase when the kidneys or liver are damaged.

So your doctor want to know the working of kidney & liver function especially the kidney.

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