BUN stands for Blood Urea Nitrogen Test. This test is conducted to check the level of nitrogen in the blood. Nitrogen urea is basically the byproduct which produces as a result of protein breakdown. In the human body, the liver releases urea into the blood, and it flows down to the kidneys for removal through the urine. If the liver is not working properly, it may not properly break down proteins and if the kidneys have malfunctioned they may not filter urea. So the BUN test is conducted to check the health of the Kidney.
BUN tests are part of standard blood tests. Other Names for BUN Test The BUN test, also called Urea nitrogen, BUN, serum BUN
What are the symptoms of kidney and liver malfunctioning?
- frequent urination, especially at night
- a burning sensation during urination
- pale-colored stool
- pain in the area near the kidneys (flank region)
- muscle cramps,
- numbness in the hands and feet
- interrupted sleep or skin and whites of the eyes that appear yellow
- tiredness and a lack of concentration or alertness
- poor appetite, nausea
- swelling or puffiness, especially around the face, wrists, ankles, abdomen, and thighs
How the test is Administrated?
The test is conducted with a blood sample. The lab technician will use a needle to draw blood from a vein in your arm or hand.
Prerequisite and Time for the test
There is no precondition of the test and it can be conducted at any time. Just make sure that the health officer knows about any medications or supplements you are taking before conducting the test.
Understanding Test Result
Test results are dependent on your age, gender, health history. Don’t forget to consult with a healthcare provider that what your test results mean for you. The test will indicate that how much BUN is in your blood.
Range, The normal range is between 7 to 20 milligrams per deciliter. (A milligram is a very tiny amount — more than 28,000 to an ounce, and a deciliter is equal to about 3.4 ounces). Any reading or bun count below or above this may require professional advice.
WHY TO CHOOSE AWAMI LAB GUJRAT For BUN Test?
If you experience any of the above-mentioned problems, then visit Awami Lab in Gujrat and get tested to know about kidney or liver condition. Awami Lab Gujrat is equipped with state-of-the-art machines that give you 100% authentic and accurate test results. Our staff includes professional lab technicians, phlebotomists who can perform BUN tests in Gujrat in the safest manner to count the amount of nitrogen urea in your blood. We always provide test results in time which makes us the best lab service provider in Gujrat.