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Ear, Nose, and Throat Disorders

High Bun Creatinine Ratio in 6 Year Old

06/23/2010

Question:

My 6 yr old has had chronic rhinitis since birth- had cholesteatoma in his right ear due to retraction pocket formation- detected at 5 yrs of age- even after surgery-ear severly retracted-lymph nodes on neck chronically inflammed- they do go down in size. bun-creatinine ratio-51.3,urea nitrogen 20,sgpt (alt)29,mcv 77.4, mchc35.4,rest normal-where should i take him

Answer:

With symptoms of chronic rhinitis and continued ear problems that in part are related to eustachian tube problems, I suggest you have your child evaluated by an allergist.

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Response by:

Allen M Seiden, MD Allen M Seiden, MD
Professor of Otolaryngology, Director of Division of Rhinology and Sinus Disorders, Director of University Taste and Smell Center, Director of University Sinus and Allergy
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati