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Odds of a false positive potassium test

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doctor1 MD

tested positive for an autoimmune disorder and the doctor told me not to worry about it since a year ago ...I just received my lab results and my potassium is 6.3, ALT-47 and AST-53- Creatinine is 0.80 mg ...

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decided to test for EBV, it came back positive high numbers, so I was sent to an infectious diease Dr, who .... Then in March 2010, I felt just odd, and it's very hard to describe the feeling, but I felt bad enough to call ...

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

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I was informed that my latest blood test shows potassium level of 5.9 My G.P. told me to have another blood test in one month. I feel OK but wonder if I should ask for immediate attention. I am 79 ...

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I had an 80 mg Diovan at 6:30am with. 200mg Advil . I had a blood test an hour and a half later. My potassium level was 5.4mml. Do think there is a correlation because of the blood pressure medicine ...

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tests have come back normal besides my potassium was a little low but my doctor said not low enough to make me faint. I was told my blood pressure in the hospital was low which is odd since the past week I ...

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hi I am a 63 yr old female, my routine urine test is positive for leukocyte estrase with wbc 5-10 hpf. Urine culture test is negative for bacteria under aerobic condition after 48 hrs. I had left ...

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What are symptoms of potassium deficiency? I never get enough potassium and am sweaty and my hands ... seem oddly numb when I get up from the sofa just walk to the kitchen or bathroom. ...

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my grandmother was hospitalized two months ago for low potassium, electrolyte and something else ... that her blood test are comming back normal now shes ok and she not convinced, memory and confusion have ...

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Where can I get a list of high potassium foods? My brother has type 2 Diabetes and his kidneys were compromised due to acidosis (reaction to Metformin). His latest blood test indicated his potassium is too high ...

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My 65 year old wife has just undergone an angiogram due to a positive stress test result where ... stress test result, the blood in her urine, her low blood potassium, her general feeling of malaise, etc ...

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I was asking whether any of my Rx should not be taken together. For one of my entries, I typed in Potassium CL oral. In the results, the reference is to amoxicillin-potassium clavulanate oral. Odd! Another ...

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potassium level is low and I am to eat foods high in potassium for 2 days and they will do another blood test to see if it is normal before she goes ahead with the procedure. I have been taking potassium ...

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24 HR HOLTER MONITOR (1/2015) WITH NO CONCERNS. COULD LOW POTASSIUM SHOW A FALSE EKG? I AM WAITING ON LABS, I VE HAD POTASSIUM ON THE LOWER SIDE BEFORE. I AM A WELL CONTROLLED TYPE 2 DIABETIC, 5 6 155 lbs ...

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however , my blood potassium level is slightly elevated & my Dr. is concerned . Also , oddly , my heart ... this high potassium level happen & how can I remedy this ? I am rather concerned & VERY surprised ...

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doctor1 MD

Hi, Diclofenac potassium is a NSAIDs type of medicine. It is basically used in all types of pain conditions. It should be taken after meals and never empty stomach as can cause hyper-acidity. It should not be taken without doctor's prescription as can cause side effects.

doctor1 MD

you need to do a blood test for potassium/ and a Neurologist's opinion

doctor1 MD

Get done thyroid function test, sodium and potassium level. As thyroid diseases, sodium and potassium imbalance can cause such bad odours. Please hit thanks.