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How to bring down very high potassium levels

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What does high potassium levels indicate?

lab doing a routine (fasting) blood test this morning that my potassium levels are high and she advised me to hospital. Pls adv what the symptoms of hi pot levels are, and how soon should I go ...
 

Medication for high potassium levels in blood.

is one of the medication high in potassium? ...
 

Liver enzymes level high, potassium levels low. Dizziness worse after micardis. How to correct BP?

that my Potassium levels were very low. So my PA took me off of this medication and gave me vitamins, 10 day supply of potassium pills and micardis. My blood pressure has been around 154/93 most of the time ...
 

Have high potassium level. Taking Synthroid. Taking potassium pill extended release. Is it safe?

I had a potassium level of 3.5 yesterday , I don t know why it s been over a year that it goes to 3 ... in healthcare and told my doctor and he said its ok, but unsaid should I take a 10meq potassium pill , he said ...
 

Having high potassium levels and retention of water. Feeling confused. What could be the reason?

My mother is 94 and recently released from the hospital with high potassium levels and retention ... this be because her potassium has gone high again? ...
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What is the treatment for the stage III kidney disease with high Potassium levels?

HAVE ME BACK IN STAGE 3 BUT MY POTASIUM IS HIGH. mY KIDNEY DR ISN T GIVING ME ANY GUIDANCE ON HOW ...
 

High potassium levels. Taking Kayexalate. Borderline diabetic. Swollen penis, lymph in groin

My husband has high potassium levels which are now controlled by two teaspoons of Kayexalate a day. He is also borderline diabetic. What do you think is causing his high potassium levels and will he ...
 

Could the presence of high potassium levels being caused by kidney stones?

was dehydrated. They did blood work, i.v. and sent him home after telling him his potassium level was high. Could ... blood work then and said nothing about elevated potassium levels. ...
 

High potassium levels. Had left ankle fused after accident. Could this be the cause for high potassium?

I have high pottasium in my blood tests, I had a serious accident in 2002 where my left leg and ankle were crushed it was reconstructed with titanium plates and screws, it wasfound to be unstable in April 2012 and I had the metal removed and my...
 

Tingling and numbness in the hands, feet and torso. Feeling tired. Is this due to high potassium levels or viral infection?

, initially his potassium levels were higher than normal (there aren t any dietary reasons for this ...
 

Heart failure, dyslipidemia. High potassium level, high pulse and BP. Headache. What to do?

hello, our Neighbor have III heart failure , HTN, DM-2 and dyslipidemia , she was intolerant to enalapril owing to the development of a dry persistent cough. and her medications on admission are: ASA 100 mg daily, Metformin 850mg three times...
 

Having migraine, abdominal pain, blotchy skin, high potassium levels. Family history of heart disease. Inter-related?

blotchy. My blood potassium level has measured 5.9 for 3 blood draws over a period of 2 years ...
 

Persisting high potassium levels after following advised diet. Could this be due to high alcohol consumption?

My husband has had blood tests. That show he is very high in his potassiam. He was told to go on a certain diet. He followed it for a month but he went off (said he felt fine ). Well the symptoms are back. My question is can alcohol consumption...
 

Can HGC injections cause lab work to come back abnormal ?

Abnormal Lab results, low calcium level, high red blood cell count and high potassium levels Can HGC injections cause lab work to come back abnormal? ...
 

How much potassium does a diabetic 85 yr old female need?

mother has been in hospital due to high potassium levels,she was told to limit her intake but no further informatoin was given.she is 85yrs. has dibeties,is 5ft.5in.,weight is 130ibs. how to we know how ...
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What food or drug will help me lower my Potassium levels? Level was 5.7. I am 68 years old female with Crohns. Had a heart attack 11 yrs ago.
High Potassium levels can be treated with a Intravenous glucose and insulin mixture effectively. Also some pottassium chelators taken orally.
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