A 36-year-old female asked:
feeling very shaky and weak after 6 day battle with loose bowels. do i need to go to er? my body has been put thru the ringer last 2mths. ready2giveup
1 doctor answer
Dr. Tarek Naguib answered
40 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Need lab and vitals: Whether your docs office or urgent care or er, you need to make sure your BP is stable esp when you stand up and does not drop. Also, need lab to check your sodium, potassium, bicarbonate, (sodium bicarbonate) and your kidney function. This is collectively called basic metabolic panel bmp.
Answered on Jun 10, 2014
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