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Low potassium levels heridity

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Dr.   Binu Parameswaran Pillai MD

What are the causes of low potassium? Can experiencing second hand smoke from cigars and so etching called hooka cause potassium levels to plummet and white cell counts to rise to 16000 in a... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Binu Parameswaran Pillai ( Endocrinologist)
Dr. Shruti Rijhwani MD

Grandma is 84 and found out she have hemorrhoid . went to do colonscopy test and found out her kidney is mot functioning properly. went to treatment on the kidney only to find out her potassium is low ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Shruti Rijhwani ( Rheumatologist)
Dr. Prasad MD

that I had low Potassium and was dehydrated. I would have shortness of breath and feel like i'm going to pass out. I had my kidney or liver check to see if it wasn't absorbing potassium and just... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Prasad ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Luchuo Engelbert Bain MD

weight I gain along with this I am on Kdur 180 MEq a day and stil continue with low potassium issues what else am I able to do but maintain 2 gm Na diet and eat Potassium foods. I have been diagnosed ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Luchuo Engelbert Bain ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Michelle Gibson James MD

My blood test shows I'm low in Potassium. What symptoms should I look for? ... View answer

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Public Forum Discussions

Dr. Anantharamakrishnan MD

my grandmother was hospitalized two months ago for low potassium, electrolyte and something else, and someone told her that since she was defincent on that she only has 5yrs to live. im trying to convince her... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Anantharamakrishnan ( Cardiologist)
Dr. Monish De MD

my mother is 87 and has not eaten in 2 weeks drinks 8 oz of gingerale per day she is home with me on hospice. Before she came home her potassium level was low and then she stopped the iv s and blood work ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Monish De ( Oncologist)
Dr. Prakash H Muddegowda MD

My father was recently detected with low potassium as went still when we took him to the hospital. After being admistered with oral and IV potassium he was discharged from the hospital with 3.4... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Prakash H Muddegowda ( Geriatrics Specialist)
Dr. Richa Saxena MD

chest xray, clear chest catscan. could this be low potassium? ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Richa Saxena ( Dietitian & Nutritionist)
Dr. Vivek Chail MD

Hi sir i am worrying i am only 21 yrs old female i had always experiencing low potassium 2.0 i admit in the hospital 3 times this year because of low potassium and at the same time my creatinine... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Vivek Chail ( Radiologist)

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Dr. Paparaja S MD

hi, Dehydration, diarrhoea, excessive sweating and laxative abuse are common causes of low potassium levels. It may also be caused by a lack of potassium in the diet; ...hit thanks plz

Dr. P. T. Patil MD

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...

Dr. Raju A.T MD

Hi, Thanks for your query. Yes, it can. Smoking can cause free radical injury at the cellular level which can result in potassium imbalance. Regards,