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How long does it take for a urine test to be ran and come back ?

My potassium drops low like in the 1 s just spent 10 days on I V s got up to 3.2 then it dropped to 2.4 overnite. do not take any diuretics but keep having urine screens nothing there so doctors don[t know what to say but 2 doctors still say it is from diuretics. how long does it take for a urine test to be ran and come back? I take 5 packets of 20mq potassium every four hours... I so want my life back has anyone ever heard of something like this? I have had 54 kidney stones and surgeries to remove them plus told have chronic kidney disease
Fri, 13 May 2011
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
Hi,thanks for query.Kidneys are the key organ for maintaining electrolyte balance in our body.In case of kidney disease this ability is lost so that more of electrolytes like potassium are not conserved and excreted in urine which leads to deficiency.please talk help of a kidney specialist.Who can definitely help.bye.
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i dont knw your cause of disease.but if you take crude onion.& butter milk.it should be removed.but dont take any seeds of veg.
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General & Family Physician Dr. Pragnesh Vachharajani's  Response
Hi,thanks for query.Kidneys are the key organ for maintaining electrolyte balance in our body.In case of kidney disease this ability is lost so that more of electrolytes like potassium are not conserved and excreted in urine which leads to deficiency.please talk help of a kidney specialist.Who can definitely help.bye.
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