Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
135 Doctors are Online
Loading Online Doctors....
Showing results for :

How to bring down very high potassium levels

Premium Questions
 

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? ...
 

What causes high potassium levels?

I just received my lab results and my potassium is 6.3, ALT-47 and AST-53- Creatinine is 0.80 mg ..., high in potassium. Can you tell me why those results are so high? ...
 

What causes high potassium levels?

why those results are so high and is alcohol a direct contributor of the high potassium, ALT, AST ...I just received my lab results and my potassium is 6.3, ALT-47 and AST-53- Creatinine is 0.80 mg ...
 

What causes high potassium levels with history of kidney stones?

fatigued, a little dizziness , and my heart rate at times gets down to the low 50's. I'm curious about my potassium levels and kidney function. I seem to be urination fine. Would there be anything else to look ...
Public Forum Discussions
 

How to control high potassium levels in the blood?

was normal except a high potassium level. I was told to stop using salt substitutes or potassium supplements ... understand my high potassium levels? ...
 

Is diarrhea a side effect of high potassium levels?

my md looked at my lab results potassium level high 5.5. he Rx ed kionex which i have just taken. i was told that i would have diarrhea for a while. how long? i need to attend a wedding tomorrow. also is 5 ...
 

How safe is taking Lisinopril to control high potassium levels?

) and yesterday dizziness. Is this an effect from high potassium levels? Should this be a concern? I have been ...Hello my name is Bob. A couple of days ago I had blood work done to check again my high potassium ...
 

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 ...
 

What causes high potassium level?

Good afternoon Dr. My last blood test came back with a 5.9 in my Potassium. I have Type II Hyperlipidemia - had a triple bypass in June 08, back surgery in Nov 09. I take 200 mg of Zoloft daily, Tramadol ...
 

What causes high potassium levels?

I eat lots of fruit and vegetables, no meat or fish, but eggs, cheese, beans and sometimes lentils. I have always considered my diet to be healthy but my potassium levels are apparently too high. My ...
 

What are the symptoms of high potassium level in blood?

Have been diagnosed with high Potassium level in my blood. curious what the symptoms might be? Have some clammy skin and low blood pressure (avg. 107 over 65 for several days.Have a Pace maker placed ...
 

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 ...
 

Is it safe to take Gracinia Cambogias supplements if I have high potassium levels?

the Gracinia Cambogias suppliments, is this safe the potassium level is a little hight and I know on Lisinopril potassium lower my blood levels?? Thank you - Noelani ...
 

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. ...
Mobile Questions and Answers
 
What would cause a high potassium level?
Hi there, there are plenty of conditions which can cause high potassium levels but if you have this condition then the most probable cause could be kidney dysfunction and it would be advisable to get a complete urine examination, serum creatinine and other kidney function profile done and consult a physician at your earliest. Take care
 
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.
©2014 Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions