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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
48 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Extra potassium: I would go to your doctor to have your blood tested for a potassium (k) level. If that is normal, you can stop taking k orally in the absence of somet ... Read More

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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gross
46 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Not important: meq mg does not matter the higher the number the more K you are getting. Need to check your blood K to make sure it is not getting to high
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gena Kluwe
31 years experience Internal Medicine
On average : About 2 hours.
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Olivia Liao
31 years experience Ophthalmology
Low but not : In the danger zone. You might need to check again.
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeremy Gitomer
29 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Yes: However lab draws in infants are notoriously difficult. If there was prolonged tourniquet time, a heel stick for the draw or the sample was handled ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Corey Clay
10 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Dangerous: The thought process here is dangerous. Too much potassium can be deadly. Perhaps more importantly, I suspect you are having symptoms that you attribu ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Not a great idea!: stop abusing Ex-Lax. It is an intestinal irritant. I would suggest MiraLax, an osmotic laxative, which is much more gentle. I question the need for p ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Unger
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Depends: What are you trying to correct or fix metabolically?
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
57 years experience Endocrinology
Low K: 25 F from il has low k on diuretic. Taking 10 of K a day, asks is it going to work? ANS: what is diuretic 4? How much which one? The first order of bu ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Trinidad
27 years experience Neurosurgery
Yes: It may not be a problem but if it persists it should be investigated.
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