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Blood urea increased to 143 after completing antibiotic injection. How to reduce Urea level?

my mother is having blood urea 142 now. she had admitted to a hospital for infection. which has been reduced by iv injection antibiotic 32doses. when she was admitted blood urea was about 60. after completion of antibiotic inj urea in blood increased to 143 level in last four days. creatine is varying from 1.3 to 1.5. nondiabatic patient. please advise how urea level will be down ?
Asked On : Fri, 26 Apr 2013
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Internal Medicine Specialist 's  Response
Welcome to HCM,
After going through history of your mother was having septicemia that is infection and required treatment with antibiotics.
This is good that she has responded to treatment and improving.
There are many clinical condition where such rise in urea occurs and creatinine ratio 20:1 or more.
He blood urea is disproportionately high compared to her creatinine level which is possible in pre renal failure and sepsis condition,
Please consult a Nephrologist for proper guidance therapy and with therapy hopefully she will improve in few days.
If her infection is cleared then it is expected that she will improve.
Investigations like Ultrasonography of abdomen, kidney function,electrolytes,Urine R&M, will guide Nephrologist regarding therapy.
Please Take care
Good Luck
Dr Akhilesh Dubey M.D.

Answered: Fri, 26 Apr 2013
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