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is it ok to eat a bowl of soup that contains 1, 200 mg of potassium at one sitting?

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Dr. Alok Agrawal
33 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Depends: If your kidney function is ok and you are not on medications that increase potassium it is ok.
Answered on Dec 16, 2012
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Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes.: It wouldn't be served if it hurt people. Certainly would not recommend this for patients with stage 4 or worse renal function, but normal kidneys can handle that. Must be a large bowl of papaya soup.
Answered on Mar 26, 2013
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