Is BUN 6 normal, high or low? What does Blood urea nitrogen level 6 mean?

BUN 6

Your BUN level of 6 indicates a Normal BUN level.

If your BUN is in between 6 mg/dL and 20 mg/dL, then you need not worry as 6-20 mg/dL is the normal range for BUN. But if your BUN is lesser or greater than the above values, then there may be some problem in your body.

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Normal range of BUN found among men : 6 - 20 mg/dL

Ideal values of BUN depending on age (male) :
Age Ideal BUN value
<5 years 6.36
5-10 years 6.742
10-15 years 7.147
15-20 years 7.576
20-25 years 8.031
25-30 years 8.513
30-35 years 9.024
35-40 years 9.565
40-45 years 10.139
45-50 years 10.747
50-55 years 11.392
55-60 years 12.076
60-70 years 12.801
70-80 years 13.569
80-90 years 14.383
90-100 years 15.246
>100 years 16.161
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Normal range of BUN found among women : 6-20 mg/dL

Ideal values of BUN depending on age (female) :
Age Ideal BUN value
<5 years 6.371
5-10 years 6.765
10-15 years 7.183
15-20 years 7.627
20-25 years 8.098
25-30 years 8.598
30-35 years 9.129
35-40 years 9.693
40-45 years 10.292
45-50 years 10.928
50-55 years 11.603
55-60 years 12.32
60-70 years 13.081
70-80 years 13.889
80-90 years 14.747
90-100 years 15.658
>100 years 16.626
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If you take a BUN blood test and the results are not in the normal range (6-20 mg/dL), your physician may recommend more tests to figure out the problem. You might also get this test if your physician thinks you have some other disease.

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How the BUN Test Is Done :

If your doctor wants BUN test on you, you may need a BUN blood test. During the BUN blood test, a pathologist will put a needle into your veins and take out a small quantity of blood. A pathologist is a physician in the medical field who thoroughly studies the causes and effects of disease. Within a few hours you will get your BUN Test report by your pathologist.

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