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Blood Urea in Chennai

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Understanding Blood Urea in Chennai

What is Blood Urea in Chennai?

A Blood Urea test measures the amount of urea in the blood and is available at an affordable price in Chennai with Tata 1mg labs. Urea is a waste product that forms in the liver when the body metabolizes proteins. The blood then transports it to the kidneys, which filter the urea, and excrete it via the urine. 

A Blood Urea test is used to assess overall kidney health. It helps diagnose conditions that affect the kidneys and monitor the efficacy of ongoing treatment for any known kidney disease. High levels of urea may suggest kidney dysfunction, whereas low levels may indicate liver disease or malnutrition.

What does Blood Urea measure?

A Blood Urea test measures the level of urea in the blood. Urea is a byproduct of protein metabolism. Proteins you consume in your diet are digested and converted into amino acids, which are then utilized by the body. This metabolic process produces a toxic byproduct known as ammonia. Ammonia is then rapidly converted into urea by your liver. Urea is comparatively less toxic than ammonia and is transported to the kidneys via the blood. The kidneys then filter it out through the urine. This process continues and the body keeps producing and eliminating urea, maintaining its low and steady levels in the blood.

Answers to Patient Concerns & Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about Blood Urea in Chennai

Frequently Asked Questions about Blood Urea in Chennai

Q. What is a Blood Urea test used for?

A Blood Urea test is a routine checkup to see if your kidneys are working properly or to detect kidney-related diseases.

Q. When should I get a Blood Urea test done?

You may need a Blood Urea test if you are suspected of kidney disease or have symptoms such as swelling or puffiness around eyes, ankles, and wrist; frequent urination; back pain; loss of appetite; or high blood pressure.

Q. Is there any risk associated with a Blood Urea test?

There is no risk associated with a Blood Urea test. However, you may feel slight pain at the site where a needle is pricked, which is usually self-limiting. Rarely, some people may experience swelling or bruising at the injection site. Applying ice over the area 3-4 times for about a week may provide relief. If it does not get better, consult your doctor.

Q. What happens if my blood urea level is high?

Always consult your doctor if you have higher-than-normal blood urea. High blood urea levels may indicate underlying health issues, such as acute or chronic kidney failure, urinary tract obstruction, chronic glomerulonephritis, or dehydration.

Q. What happens if my blood urea level is low?

If your blood urea level is lower-than-normal, it might indicate a poor diet (inadequate protein or high carbohydrate intake), issues with absorbing nutrients from your diet, or severe liver disease. Blood urea levels may be low in pregnant women too.

Q. What can produce false results of a Blood Urea test?

False results can appear in a Blood Urea test due to a number of factors, including taking a protein-rich diet; use of steroids; dehydration; burn injury; aging; use of certain medications like carbamazepine, methotrexate, rifampin, etc.; and during pregnancy.

Q. Can I book a Blood Urea test in Chennai?

Yes, you can book a Blood Urea test in Chennai with Tata 1mg Labs. The test can be booked easily, is affordable, and comes with an easy-to-understand report.

Q. Is home sample collection possible for a Blood Urea test in Chennai?

Yes, home sample collection is possible for a Blood Urea test in Chennai with Tata 1mg Labs. You can also choose a date and time that suits your schedule for sample collection.

Q. How can I book a Blood Urea test with Tata 1mg Labs in Chennai?

The booking process for a Blood Urea test with Tata 1mg Labs in Chennai is straightforward and hassle-free. Follow these steps to schedule a test online: 1). Go to the Lab Tests section on the Tata 1mg website. 2). Add your preferred test to the shopping cart. 3). Choose a time and day that works for you as long as you also take the essential prerequisites into account. 4). A confirmation notification will be sent to you with all the details once the booking is complete.

Q. What is the cost of a Blood Urea test in Chennai?

Tata 1mg Labs allows you to book tests at an affordable price in Chennai. A Blood Urea test can be booked at a pocket-friendly budget of Rs. 140.

Q. How long does it take Tata 1mg Labs to provide the reports of a Blood Urea test in Chennai?

We at Tata 1mg Labs recognize the value of prompt results. We strive to deliver test results with quick turnaround times so you can receive the information promptly. The reports of a Blood Urea test in Chennai are often provided in 15 hours.
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