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What does high urine zinc mean?
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Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Diuretic side-effect: High urinary zinc levels are most commonly a side-effect or complication of taking some diuretics. Diuretics are given for some cardiac conditions, fluid retention, hypertension and high urinary calcium excretion. Occurs < with potassium containing diuretics. Can cause reduced or lack of ability to taste or smell, can be associated with impotence plus slow or poor healing.
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Dermatology 43 years experience
Too much: Are you taking oral zinc? If so stop.
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Last updated Dec 9, 2015
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