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Bun/Creatine ratio and hep c

Feb 17, 2002

I have hep c and My Bun/creatine ratio has been low around 8.5 with a urea nitrogen of 6. I am confused about what this may indicate as my fibrosis is only stage 2 or was 6 mo. ago. My kidney function seems fine with blood and urine tests. I just had a colonoscopy which appeared with the acception of one polyp to be normal. What would your thoughts on this be and what "might" it indicate?

Response from Dr. Holodniy

I am not sure it means anything significant. Your kidney function appears normal. HCV can have manifestations outside the liver. Kidney disease, because of inflammation of the blood vessels in the kidney, is one of those manifestations.

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