A 33-year-old female asked:
How fast can magnesium drop? i've had bloods done today, my mag was .075 a week ago but now i have numbness in hand arms, face, legs etc. could it have dropped significantly in a week?
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Internal Medicine and Pediatrics 41 years experience
The changes in magnesium level is not as fast however what may be causing the fluxes of magnesium in and out of cells into the blood or what could be causing external loss of magnesium may be more important as well as adequate intake of magnesium. The recent blood test should be out soon; and that the numbness may not be simply due to low magnesium level so good you are being evaluated.
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Answered Aug 25, 2022
Last updated Aug 26, 2022
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