BUN is considered as one of the indexes to indicate people may have been step into a serious stage of kidney disease. People with nephritis have the risk to have a high BUN level. In order to avoid a serious illness condition, patients do not only need some tests regularly but also need to know some symptoms of high BUN caused by nephritis.
BUN stands for blood urea nitrogen. Test for BUN measures the amount of waste
product called urea in the blood. In fact, urea would not be very toxic but is
indeed a sign of deposition of much toxic substances. When the BUN is higher
than the normal range in nephritis patients, it may mean that more than 50% of
kidney tissues have been damaged. Now let us know the according symptoms.
Kidney is the organ for filtering end products and toxic substances from the
blood. When kidneys function well, people have a good internal environment for
normal work of all the organs. When the BUN is higher, people would have many
toxins in the blood and poison tissues and organs. So people would have fatigue
due to the hurt of all the tissues and organs.
Due to the damage of kidney tissues, excessive water cannot be discharged
from the body. In this way, people have swelling in the whole body. The
intestinal tracts are always swelling, so people may feel pain in abdomen and
would have nausea after eating some food.
Urine-like body odor or breath odor
Too much urine cannot be removed but stay in the body. In this condition,
people may not easy to have sweat but they smell urine odor. If people’s
condition is not well, their breath order may be like urine.
Furthermore, people may have insomnia with no reason, dry or itchy skin, and
bad taste when eating etc, high BUN affects many aspects of people with
nephritis. When you encounter one or several symptoms, you should receive effect
treatment as soon as possible.