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A 68-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lonna Larsh
29 years experience in Family Medicine
Not enough info here: Your potassium could be high because of a problem taking your blood. If there was difficulty taking your blood, the red blood cells can "lyse" or ope ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hugh Calkins
37 years experience in Cardiac Electrophysiology
Florinef (fludrocortisone) may help: The key to treating pots is lots of salt and fluid. Flornef can also be useful in some patients.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience in Internal Medicine
Potassium rich foods: I don't feel that oatmeal is particularly noted as a potassium rich food compared to bananas, citric juices, vegetables and other friuts.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience in Endocrinology
Benefits of K: There are no benefits unless diet K or blood K are low. K is needed for brain, nerves, heart, muscle, Go to wikipedia for more details.
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Madhu Kandarpa
8 years experience in Nephrology and Dialysis
Several causes: Kidney disease, medication, diabetes, diet are broad categories. Can narrow down causes usually based on age and medical problems. Need more informati ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience in Endocrinology
KCL: It is KCl and too much will kill you.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kalyani Perumal
28 years experience in Nephrology and Dialysis
INPUT-OUTPUT : High levels of potassium can occur due to increased intake of high potassium containing foods, nutritional supplements etc 2. Changes in acid base bal ... Read More
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Payam Mehranpour
22 years experience in Cardiology
Yes: High potassium can lead to numerous problems and could be very dangerous and life threatening. Potassium level in the body is very tightly regulated. ... Read More
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Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Foods or salt subst: There are plenty of high potassium containing fruits & vegetables like bananas or spinach. Potassium salt substitute is another way to raise level.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
43 years experience in Internal Medicine
Hi potassium food: Hi potassium intake is the way to go. Eat citrus, tomato, banana, melon, peach, apricot, potato, meats, and similar juices. Figure out why potassium i ... Read More
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