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Have potassium level of 3.5. Suggestions?

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Potassium was3.5
Posted Sun, 7 Apr 2013 in X-ray, Lab tests and Scans
Answered by Dr. Sundar Gnanavel 26 minutes later
Thanks for your query. Normal potassium levels are 3.5-4.5 which means you are in the low normal range. Potassium levels can lower with diarrhoea, use of diuretics and some antibiotics. In your case i do not see the need to be scared and no intervention is required. However, kindly repeat the test after 2-3 days.
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