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At What BUN Level Will Patient With Kidney Disease Need Dialysis

At What BUN Level Will Patient With Kidney Disease Need Dialysis Blood urea nitrogen (BUN) is an important standard to assess renal patient’s kidney condition. While, does high BUN level always dangerous? At what BUN level will patient with kidney disease need dialysis?

Does high BUN level always dangerous?

The normal BUN level changes in a stable range, and that is 9~20mg/dL.

In fact, BUN level can be affected by many factors, like patient’s protein intake, trauma, hyperpyrexia, strenuous exercise, etc. But in most cases, high BUN level will can not stay long, and it can will recover to normal if patient can take right measures to deal with it.

While if patient’s BUN level is caused by kidney damage, that will be dangerous, because that means more than half kidney function has been damaged even if patient’s BUN level is just a little higher.

At what BUN level will patient with kidney disease need dialysis?

Urea nitrogen is a major metabolic waste of protein, and it should be filtrated out by kidney. So, when patient’s kidney disease cause patient’s kidney function to decline, and more than half kidney function is damaged, the urea nitrogen that accumulates in patient’s body will be higher than its normal range.

Thereby, the more urea nitrogen accumulates in patient’s body, the higher patient’s BUN level will be, which means patient will have lower kidney function. And when patient has 15% left kidney function, he doctor may recommend him to take dialysis.

As a matter of fact, if patient’s BUN level reaches 60mg/dL, that is often a standard for patient to take dialysis.

These above are the information about the relationship between BUN and dialysis. In the en, if you have any trouble in dealing with kidney disease, you can just leave us a message, and we can do as we can to help you.

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