Okay, I'm not sure what to make of these test results, can somebody please shed some light for me?
GLOM FILT RATE, EST 59
BUN/CREATININE RATIO 22
I'm a healthy 30 year old female with a minor history of kidney stones. The doctor did not mention a follow up test. I rarely take any medicines, but since the test was unexpected I did have a couple of beers the night before and ate that day. Could this have effected the results? Everything else was within a normal range.
A beer drink can affect a person’s kidney functions. A normal gfr is 60.A value below 60 can be an indication of kidney disease. It is normal for creatinine measurements and GFR to change from one measurement to other. I will advise you to get the test repeated after 2 weeks or so. Any test result should be correlated clinically. Discuss the test results with your doctor and keep me posted.
Best luck and regards!
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. Med Help International, Inc. is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.