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what are the normal potassium levels for an infant

A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pratip Nag
17 years experience Pediatrics
4.5-6 in <1month old: Infants (less than 1 month) have higher pottasium levels. Usually in the range of 4.5-6 meq/l but at 1 month the normal range is 3.5- 4.5 meq/l.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
SEVERAL REASONS: This is common in right after birth in extremely premature infants, this may be due to ranal insufficency or decreased production of urine, and other ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alok Agrawal
33 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Investigation: Needs investigated by a doctor.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
49 years experience Pediatrics
4.1-5.3: Normal potassium level in infants ranges from 4.1 to 5.3 meq/l.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Sadow
16 years experience Pathology
TSH: It depends on the assay. Generally 0.5-5.0.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience Cardiology
Varies: Varies based on type of test (assay) being used which is normal values accompany results for reference.
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Hyperparathyroidism: This is most likely primary hyperparathyroidism. You most likely has a growth on your parathyroid. The upper PTH is usually 65. See your doctor to fin ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. S. Smiley Thakur
30 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Co-tango usually: The BUN is usually 10 times the creatinine. When the creatinine goes up, the BUN goes up similarly to roughly keep this proportion, in most kidney dis ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Riley Alexander
10 years experience Pathology
Nothing: Vitamin B12 is a water-soluble vitamin and is easily excreted. It is nearly impossible to achieve toxic levels even with extreme levels of intake. Def ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Phillip Goebel
15 years experience Emergency Medicine
97 to 100: Generally 97-100 degrees F would be considered normal.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
41 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
See below: High urea level can reflect dehydration , other causes include high protein intake, and decreased kidney function.
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A 70-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Upper limit normal: Blood counts vary depending upon a host of factors. It is more important to look at any trends or significant changes in your numbers than any absolu ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Guillermo Martinez-torres
32 years experience Pathology
Probably not: Your sodium level is completely normal. Unlike sodium, glucose levels change depending on what you eat during the day. Insulin tries to keep your gl ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sanders
15 years experience Pulmonology
113/65 is good: There's a wide range of what's "normal". That depends on body type, family history, diet, exercise and underlying disease. What's normal for you may ... Read More
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A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Above 400.: Levels of normal can be considered as low as the low 200s, but generally speaking a level above 400 is subjectively considered optimal. 400-800 is a ... Read More
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A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Lab values: Normal values of acth range from 9 - 52 pg/ml, but there may be variances from laboratory to laboratory. Normal cortisol levels will vary with the tim ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alon Seifan
12 years experience Neurology
Liver: Sgpt is a measure of enzymes that come from the liver or muscle and this test can detect whether the liver is being injured or not by drugs such as ph ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
Needs evaluation: I am sorry to tell you that high B12 levels can be a sign of serious health problems including liver ; kidney disease, myelproliferative disorders inc ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
See below: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. ... Read More
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Stop worrying : This is famously nonspecific. You might have emphysema. You might be obese. You might be a bodybuilder. You might be sick. How do you feel? If you fee ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
32 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Very low: Ige is the immunoglobulin (ig) present in the lowest concentration in normal serum. At levels of 0 to 0.002 mg/ml, it represents only about 1/100th ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
30 years experience Endocrinology
Thyroid disease?: Hi. It's not clear from your statement if you're being treated for hyperthyroidism or hypothyroidism. So let's assume you must be being treated for ab ... Read More

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