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I was looking over my bloodwork this morning. I came to the BUN/Creatinine Ratio. The norms are 6.0-25.0. My level is 25. It appears that this has to do with kidney functioning(?) And it appears that my count is at the high end of normal(?)


Is this something I should be concerned about (or at least take note of)? My rheumatologist didn't mention it that I recall - and since it was still in "normal" range, it wasn't highlighted by the lab.

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Yes, that has to do with the kidneys and although you are at the high end of normal, that's fine. I would however if it were me watch it or ask for a repeat test within a year. Even if it would have been a bit higher than that, he would have told you it was "normal". (I'm a nurse) Here's a link for you to look at BUN.


Keep us posted.

Warm and gentle hugs,



ISN Support Specialist

International Scleroderma Network (ISN)

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