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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 ...
 

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?

I was informed that I have High Potassium. Not sure what this is. What causes it and what effects it may have. ...
 

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 ...
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How can high potassium levels in blood be controlled?

morning,just been told i have high potassiom and going for blood retest next week.meantime,i want to do something myself to bring it under control please tell me what not to eat . i eat lot of nuts ...
 

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? ...
 

What causes high potassium level and toxins?

high in my body and my potassium levels are so high. He has yet to give me an answer as to what is going on I have read on here how bad high potassium can be do you have any suggestions for me?                                                                   ...
 

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 to control high potassium levels as found in EKG?

I had an ekg wednesday 6-25 from my heart specialist I had triple by-pass 10 yrs ago. she ran bllod tests and determined by potasium level was high. She is going to put me on a heart mointor for a day. This will happen within 2 wks. I drive...
 

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 ...
 

Could high potassium levels cause pain in legs?

after a routine blood test dr. said my potasium was low so they asked me to double my prescription. after 2 days my legs hurt even while lying down. it was impossible to sleep, does this mean my potasium ...
 

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 in blood?

What are the causes of high potassium in blood? I recently had a blood test and the results showed ... at the hospital, so that the blood sample can be tested right away. What are the dangers of high potassium? What ...
 

What causes slightly high potassium levels?

the doctor. My gp told me that all was ok apart from my calcium level is slightly high as is my potassium ...
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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.
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