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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
47 years experience in Nephrology and Dialysis
Hyperkalemia: Hyperkalemia can be dangerous. It is not just the level that is important, it is how quickly the potassium (k) was raised. Patients with chronic kidne ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Pfeifer
39 years experience in Trauma Surgery
Elevated potassium: Hyperkalemia in an elevated potassium level in the blood. It can be severe to mild. Most common causes are kidney disease and Addison's disease (adren ... Read More
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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in Psychiatry
Low Potassium: Symptoms are nausea, fatigue, muscle weakness & tingling.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rajesh Boorgu
26 years experience in Nephrology and Dialysis
See below: Treatment of hyperkalemia involves a series of interventions. The first one is usually administration of ca gluconate IV to stabilize the heart. After ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience in Internal Medicine
The symptoms of Hyperkalemia include:: Confusion, Diarrhea, Lethargy, Vomiting, Weakness, Abnormal heart rhythms.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in Psychiatry
Types of Hyperkalemi: 1. Excessive intake. 2. Excessive release from cells. 3. Ineffective elimination by kidneys. 4.Pseudohyperkalemia during taking blood in the lab. ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience in Internal Medicine
The tests for Hyperkalemia include:: Basic metabolic panel, Bicarbonate, (sodium bicarbonate) Chloride, Electrocardiogram, Fractional excretion of sodium, Potassium, Urine potassium wit ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Fred McCurdy
44 years experience in Pediatric Nephrology and Dialysis
Hyperkalemia: First, reduce your dietary potassium intake. Foods that are high in potassium can be found at: http://www.Healthaliciousness.Com/articles/food-source ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience in Internal Medicine
The following cause or are associated with Hyperkalemia:: Addisonian crisis.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rajesh Boorgu
26 years experience in Nephrology and Dialysis
High potassium level: Most labs will define normal as serum potassium of 3.5 to 5. . Some may increase the upper limits to 5.2 but anything above 5.5 is clearly abnormal.
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