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Why does your potassium levels go down

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What causes palpitations with fluctuation in potassium levels?

Urgent ! My potassinwas 3.5 and really dont understand what is wrong and why it goes up and down. I ... go up and down. I am getting palaptations because inam nervous i think .. Did i take too much ...
 

What causes low potassium levels?

Critically low potassium. Was down to 1.9 but now almost normal taking 80 MEQ potassium a day ... for other ideas. The low potassium issue has been going on for several years. ...
 

Suggest treatment for low potassium levels

keep water going. What I want to know is if I should just try to increase potassium by food. It seems ...". Ordered potassium pills but at this point - I feel like intervening. I have not eaten for a week ...
 

Why does Potassium levels go down and how can it be brought up?

if the levels change hourly ? Daily ? Are these numbers up and down 1-2 days apart ok? And how long does it take ...Potassium was 3.6 today .. I feel cramping in feet all day . I took 30meq 's of potassium ...
 

Creatnine levels is high and potassium level low. Is it safe to go for dialysis?

's in a hospital under observation. He refuses to be put on dialysis. His potassium levels were down, therefore .... The doctors say that his hemoglobin levels are good that is why his body is still functioning well. And again ...
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What causes low potassium level?

i have just been in hospital as as my potassium level crashed to 2.2 could this have been due to me ... palputations. they dont know why its happening and im scared its going to happen again ...
 

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?                                                                   ...
 

How to control the potassium levels?

problems with my potassium which is at 5.7 .and my wbc is 12.5 Monocytes (absolute ) 1.1 I have seen my doctor and now trying to get may potassium down.How ever I also am having problems with my bowls.Can I do ...
 

What could back pain with low potassium levels suggest?

know my potassium level is too low and have to go back to the hospital. I never want to do that again ... out of withdral but not nearly enough to treat the pain, my potassuim level drops to about 2.5. I go ...
 

What is the dosage of potassium to bring back count to normal?

the potassium the hospital last until my level starts going back down? ...I was given a dose of potassium because my level was at 3.2 and had another blood test 2 days later ...
 

Will the potassium levels go high if losartan is taken along with Potassium supplements?

I understand that losartan can increase potassium levels. I have left a message with my doctor ... with hydrochlrothyazide. I am a worry wart and am concerned that my potassium level will get too high ...
 

Low potassium levels, having bronchitis. On steroids, antibiotics. Remedies to increase levels of potassium?

hi im patty 54 and for some time now my potassium is being low i take extra pills but still low why ... shots steroid and antobic not saying to much shy potassium low just say to much water pil so u up my ...
 

What could low potassium level mean after being on potassium pills?

later to check levels again and have dropped to 3.1 again, why do they continue to stay low when ... all day, went to Dr and he took me off, did blood work and my potassium was 3.1, put me on potassium ...
 

Could night sweats after being on potassium pills be the cause for detected low potassium?

I am going in for a colonoscopy and upper scope on April 15th and the Dr. called and said my potassium level is low and I am to eat foods high in potassium for 2 days and they will do another blood ...
 

Hospitalized for vomiting, given potassium, urinating dark yellow orange color. Is this because of potassium?

but after the 6th day in my hospital stay I stopped vomiting but they keep giving me potassium 5 bag s a day ... & I have been out of the Hospital for 5 day s . It this because of the potassium ? I had ask my nurse ...
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I have recently been diagnosed with low potassium I'm just wondering if tiredness is a side effect of Low potassium
Hello Thanks for query. Your tiredness is likely to be due to low Potassium levels.However you need to check it again to confirm whether it is really low because level of potassium goes down whenever there is severe loss of potassium due to vomiting ,diarrhea or prolonged low intake . Dr.Patil.
 
What causes potassium levels to drop
hi, like vomiting or diarrhea.. wish you a good health...*hit thanks plz
 
Why would both of my legs suddenly go weak? I almost fell. I am a 50 yr old female. I take Topamax for migraines, Gabapentin for nerve damage and pain.
GO for electrolyte estimation and particularly watch for low potassium levels. Correct if it is lower than for the normal range and you may be alight
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