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Oelwein, IA
A 33-year-old female asked:

Can poor diet cause low potassium? er visit for acute nausea other night. cbc showed slight elv wbc and low potassium. doc said no worry?

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Dr. George Mathew
Cardiology 59 years experience
Yes: Fruits contain lots of potassium .Nausea and vomiting may be related to hypokalemia.Follow up with your md.

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