KIDNEY HEALTH AND ELECTROLYTES PACKAGE
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What do you get in Electrolytes and Kidney Function Test Package?
You will get a complete diagnostics of your Kidney health lab test with biomarkers for BUN/Creatinine, Calcium, Carbon Dioxide, Chloride, Creatinine with GFR Estimated, Glucose, Potassium, Sodium and Magnesium.
What are Kidney Health Tests for?
Kidneys work hard to keep our blood pure. Kidneys perform various critical tasks like removing body wastes, balancing body fluids, removing drugs, releasing hormones that regulate blood pressure, producing Vitamin D for stronger bones, etc. Medical conditions in which the kidney function declines suddenly are rare. In most of the cases, renal function impairment establishes over the prolonged period of time, little by little. Diagnosing renal function impairment by its symptoms usually means establishing a diagnosis too late (too late to save the kidneys or reverse the pathology). Timely detection of a kidney function decline through electrolytes and kidney function test ensures the successful treatment, although in some cases the damage cannot be reversed, but still the disease can be put under control so its progress is slowed down if not stopped completely.
What do electrolytes and kidney function tests reveal about your health?
These tests will provide you a detailed view of your kidney function. By analyzing BUN/Creatinine, Calcium, Carbon Dioxide, Chloride, Creatinine with GFR Estimated, Glucose, Potassium, Sodium, and Magnesium that are contained in this test you will get a complete report that will answer the question if everything ok with your kidneys. Electrolyte status is an important parameter of your heart health as well. It is used to check overall health, diagnose and monitor a number of medical conditions.
You should take the electrolytes and kidney function test package if you:
• Know your kidneys are already affected by a medical condition
• Are diagnosed with diabetes or hypertension
• Are diagnosed with some autoimmune disease
• Regularly use diuretic drugs
• Use drugs that may damage kidneys
• Have a medical history and occasional problems with kidney stones
• Have a family history of kidney diseases
• Have frequent and severe urinary infections
A blood sample will be taken from a vein of your arm. The procedure takes less than 5 minutes. It’s a random blood test. So you need to make any preparations for the same.
What to make of the results from these tests?
Any abnormality in these electrolyte levels may or may not indicate
- Renal disease
- Heart ailments
However, there is no way you could arrive at a diagnosis on your own. Though one of our empanelled physicians calls you to explain the results of the electrolytes and kidney function tests, the right diagnosis can only be done by your doctor in the light of your medical history, symptoms and other medical conditions, if any.
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Estimated Time Taken
1 - 2 working days after collection of specimen.