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can potassium affect vision

A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Olivia Liao
30 years experience Ophthalmology
Any neuro imaging : Done? If you are still concerned, give the er doctor a call, the number would be listed on your discharge papers.
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With your age ;: This problem smoking is a disaster on the way! your cholesterol ; high BP on top of smoking, calls for careful follow up by your pcp, statins if you c ... Read More

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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
27 years experience Pathology
May be diabetes, etc: This could be due in part to diabetes as you've got ketones in your urine and some vision issues which could be a manifestation of uncontrolled blood ... Read More
A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Potassium: The low potassium in itself should not cause your symptoms. Sounds like the symptoms were a migraine or migraine like headache. The low potassium can ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
Low k: weakness, cramps, paralysis death. I specialize in this and happy to help.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Turck
16 years experience Pharmacology
Muscle weakness: Symptoms of low potassium begin with muscle weakness and fatigue, but may eventually disrupt the heart, kidneys, and other organs.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
41 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
See below: Klor con (potassium) is pottassium chloride, an alternative is k lyte pottassium bicarbonate both have GI stomach side effects other alternative i ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Kline
18 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Badness. : Potassium is necessary for heart and muscle cells to function properly. Low blood potassium levels can lead to muscle weakness or even paralysis as we ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarek Naguib
39 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Yes: You potassium should be higher than this 3.6 to 4.9 range. Check with your doc to increase you dose and therefore level of potassium.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph O'Bryan
26 years experience Family Medicine
Potasium replacement: It depends on what the potassium level was and why it was low. Most likely one dose will not have much effect on the level and you will need to take ... Read More
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Dr. James Lin
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Here are some...: One should not draw a conclusion, just based on an isolated report to presume something serious with a keen analysis of detailed specifics, relevance, ... Read More

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