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Kidney Failure tests
Kidney Failure

Tests could include:

  • A blood urea nitrogen (BUN) test checks kidney function by measuring how much urea nitrogen is in your blood.
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  • A uric acid blood test determines how much uric acid is in your blood. The test can help determine how well your body produces and removes uric acid.
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  • Find information on a blood urea nitrogen test. Learn how to prepare for the test, what to expect during the test, and how to interpret your test results.
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  • Fractional excretion of sodium (FENa) measures the amount of sodium leaving your body relative to the amount of salt filtered through your kidneys and reabsorbed into your body. It is used to determine how well your kidneys are working. FENa is no...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Your doctor can use a urine osmolality test to check your body's water balance and its ability to produce and concentrate urine. Learn more about it.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Your doctor may order a glomerular filtration rate (GFR) test if they suspect your kidneys aren't working properly. This is a simple blood test.
    Source:HLCMS
  • A urinalysis is a laboratory test to detect problems with your body that can show signs in your urine. Learn about the procedure and how to prepare.
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  • Test and diagnose prostate cancer with a prostate biopsy, a urinanalysis, a digital rectal examination or a physical exam. Learn more!
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  • Abdominal CT scans are used when a doctor suspects that something is be wrong in the abdominal area but can't find the specifics through a physical examination.
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  • Find information on why a blood gas test done, what to expect during the procedure, and how to interpret the test results.
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