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What is the difference between calcium potassium

A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 58 years experience
CA and K: Too many to describe here. Too much will kill and too little will kill. Go to wikipedia for good discussion of each.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerald Neuberg
Cardiology 39 years experience
No: Low magnesium can cause low calcium + low potassium. Diuretics can cause high calcium and low potassium. Are you on any meds?
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Payam Mehranpour
Internal Medicine - Cardiology 24 years experience
Depends: Mildly low potassium or mildly high calcium is not considered dangerous, although not normal. When more severe deviation from normal, either can be da... Read More
Dr. Jack Rubin
Nephrology and Dialysis 49 years experience
Low potassium: Low potassium (l) can be a problem and can cause symptoms of muscle cramps and weakness and it can also cause irregular heart rhythms. L can also be d... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gebrehana Zebro (formerly Woldegiorgis)
Internal Medicine 33 years experience
Many causes: The main ones are diet , taking the above mentioned minerals as medication , kidney diseases ( for potassium ) hormonal problem ( hyperparathyroidism ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tarek Naguib
Nephrology and Dialysis 41 years experience
Cheese has more cal: Also yogurt has mor calcium than milk. Tums (calcium carbonate) has a lot of calcium. Mind you, much calcium intake has its problems of increasing kid... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 58 years experience
Electrolyte imbalanc: Looks like it could be but may be normal for u. Discuss with team.
A female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 53 years experience
Not necessarily: Good idea to recheck labs, as often minimally abnormal studies the result of improper handling of the blood specimen, causing hemolysis.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lane Childs
Urology 35 years experience
Stones: Your math equation is not quite set up correctly. We use potassium citrate to try and minimize the recurrence of calcium oxalate stones.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patrick Connerly
A Verified Doctoranswered
Family Medicine 50 years experience
Pulled muscle: Most likely a pulled hypoglossal muscle(part of the tongue). Use soft food for the next 3 days
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
A Verified Doctoranswered
Rheumatology 53 years experience
No: It is highly unlikely that electrolyte issues have caused chronic pain but simple blood tests will tell you for certain. Other causes are more likely.