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Elevated BUN, serum creatinine after radial nephrectomy. Sign of chronic renal disease?

Hello Sir, I am patient of lymphoma who also underwent radical nephrectomy of right kidney! Recent blood test indicated elevated BUN 60 and Serum creatinine of 3! Had edema of feet,also had high PTH values! BP was elevated! But now after BP medication BP is under control, edema is gone and i have stopped getting up in the night to pass urine! Do you think i have chronic renal disease
Asked On : Mon, 6 Aug 2012
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Nephrologist 's  Response
Thanks for the query.
It is difficult to diagnose if you have chronic kidney disease based on the information provided.
You need to repeat the blood tests as well as do urine exam and Ultrasound of the kidney and bladder.
Based on these tests and a careful analysis of your past history and medications etc.; a nephrologist would be able to comment if you have chronic kidney disease.
Hope this helps
Good luck.
Answered: Tue, 13 Aug 2013
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