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A 69-year-old female asked:
Dr. Veeraish Chauhan
13 years experience in Nephrology and Dialysis
Known cause: Trileptal is a known cause of low sodium. Initially low sodium can have very subtle signs like fatigue or gait instability, but later it can progress ... Read More
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A 69-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience in Neurology
Other choices: Neurontin, lyrica, (pregabalin) cymbalta, gralise, baclofen, perhaps topamax or lamotrigine. Consider a relatively non-invasive needle directed ballo ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience in General Practice
Not sodium: Sodium high or low will not help you lose weight. The issue is sugar or carbohydrates and the total amount of calories you are consuming. Sodium varie ... Read More
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A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. George Valdez
Specializes in Family Medicine
Not necessarily: It's lower than normal range, and should be rechecked in the next month, but if there are no symptoms likely not worrisome. Some medicines can affect, ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Radiopharmaceutical: Sodium pertechnetate is a radiopharmaceutical used for diagnostic purposes.
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A 74-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gebrehana Zebro (formerly Woldegiorgis)
31 years experience in Internal Medicine
It depends: It depends mainly how fast it dropped . If it is sudden drop , sure it is alarming . If it is chronic , then it should not be
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Glassman
35 years experience in Internal Medicine
Sodium: Anything that contains salt.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
41 years experience in Nephrology and Dialysis
See below: Sodium commonly in salt, can cause high blood pressure in sussceptible indiiduals. If you already have heart or kidney or liver problems , you may dev ... Read More
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
Don't treat labs: The labs are to help your physician identify disease. If you are running a low sodium level and do not know why, you have addison's until proved other ... Read More
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A 70-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hesham Hassaballa
21 years experience in Pulmonary Critical Care
Almost everything: You will be surprised at how many foods contain sodium. Look on the label, and it will tell you how much sodium the product has. It is truly amazing.
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