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Phosphorus

A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. W. james Chon
Nephrology and Dialysis 26 years experience
High Phos Food: Many different types of food have high phosphorus content. National Kidney Foundation website has an easy-to-read list: https://www.kidney.org/atoz/... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
Nephrology and Dialysis 49 years experience
Food and phosphorous: A list of food that contain phosphorous (p) can be found at this link: http://www.Health.Qld.Gov.Au/nutrition/resources/renal_phosph_table.Pdf so... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Thomas Heston
Family Medicine 30 years experience
Here's a list: Here's a pretty good list: http://www.Livestrong.Com/article/28674-list-foods-low-phosphorus/ some of the foods listed: fish, carrots, onions, green ... Read More
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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Hettinger
Podiatry 37 years experience
Blood test: You can have a simple blood test to have the levels measured.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Simon Kimm
Urology 17 years experience
Rare kidney problems: Phosphorus is an important compound that allows our muscles to contract, our nerves to function, and builds bones and teeth. Certain kidney problems c... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Rich
Orthopedic Surgery 30 years experience
Yes: Phosphorous prevents absorption of calcium and vitamin d and that is why heavy soda drinkers usually have low vitamin d levels. You should limit phosp... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 62 years experience
Low phosphorus: Low phosphorous levels can be caused by taking too many antacids containing magnesium or aluminum hydroxide,by over active parathyroid activity,uncont... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 62 years experience
Low phosphorus : Low serum phosphorus levels can be due to hyperparathyroidism or vitamin D deficiency. Phosphorus is an important mineral for all cells in the body. I... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
Gastroenterology 40 years experience
Means UR normal?: Hyperphosphatemia (abnormally high serum phosphate levels) can result from increased phosphate intake, decreased phosphate excretion, or a disorder th... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
Nephrology and Dialysis 49 years experience
Normal phosphorus: Serum phosphorus (p) is measured in milligrams of p per deciliter of blood (mg/dl). The normal range is generally 2.4 to 4.1 mg/dl and it varies slig... Read More
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