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What does a low magnesium level mean

A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Vitamin D: A vitamin D level of 29 is not low. Go to your pharmacy and purchase over-the-counter vitamin D tablets either 1000 or 2000 mg per tablet - your choic... Read More

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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stevan Cordas
Internal Medicine 57 years experience
Low C1 inhibitor: Either hereditary angioedema between attacks (rarely) or more likely acquired angioedema either type i or ii. See http://emedicine.Medscape.Com/articl... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerald Mandell
Nuclear Medicine 52 years experience
Many symptoms: Magnesium is electrolyte needed for proper muscle, nerve, and enzyme function. Low magnesium level can cause muscle twitches and weakness, nausea, vom... Read More
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradford Romans
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One cause: Is regular use of diuretics , in some people, .
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
Nephrology and Dialysis 48 years experience
Magnesium level: The normal blood value for magnesium (m) is1.8-2.6 milliequivalents per liter (meq/l). Your m level was normal. It is very improbable that your sympto... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry 42 years experience
Not usually: Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) does not usually affect electrolyte levels on its own. Use of diuretics could, though.
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
Nephrology and Dialysis 48 years experience
Magnesium levels: There most certainly is magnesium found in the blood. In normal blood, level is 1.7 to 2.2 mg/dL.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Kanter
Geriatrics 21 years experience
Not long enough: A magnesium level of 1, 9 is normal. Magnesium is not easily absorbed and you will need to be taking supplement longer to increase level. If you are h... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
Pain Management 17 years experience
No really : "1.6" is just a number and i'm sure the er doctor did not just treat a number. You must have had some signs/symptoms of low magnesium. Diarrhea & alc... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Finley-Belgrad
Child Psychiatry 34 years experience
A few days: Magnesium (12Mg) naturally occurs in three stable isotopes, 24Mg, 25Mg, and 26Mg. There are 19 radioisotopes that have been discovered, ranging from 1... Read More

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