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how to deal with gastritis from potassium supplements

A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
47 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Supplements: Potassium (k) supplements are available and can be used to supplement low serum k levels. You should see your doctor to see if you actually need suppl ... Read More

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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
Why?: If you have low potassium there needs to be an evaluation and cause? Taking diuretics? Renal issues? Etc! In moderation, and in normal persons potassi ... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
No: Uh-uh.
A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steve Montoya
46 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Bananas: Bananas provide 1 meq of kcl per inch therefore 3 per day may equal one 20 meq tab.
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Francisco Izaguirre Gutiérrez
Specializes in Medicina Interna
All the time: The potassium's a normal electrolyte and constantly is eliminated by the kidneys, the amount of oral ingestion of potassium and the kidney elimination ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mary Callahan
28 years experience Cardiology
Potassium supplement: The most effective potassium supplement is your diet and usually if you eat lots of fruits and vegetables then you will obtain all the potassium you n ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amandeep Kaur
9 years experience Family Medicine
Diamox: Please provide more details about your health and its use ( why, how long have you been taking it ), lab results. That will help to make appropriate r ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Szawaluk
30 years experience Cardiology
Possibly: Depending on the specific diuretic you are taking. Some diuretics waste more potassium than others. Also if you are taking a potassium sparing diureti ... Read More
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Dr. John Rhoades
47 years experience Family Medicine
Possible: Suggest talking with the DR who gave you the medication.
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Kuhnke
39 years experience General Surgery
No : If you are lifting that religiously, you are surely trying to optimize your diet. Potassium is very common in normal foods, such as oranges and banana ... Read More

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