Causes of hypernatremia and hypokalemia - Doctor answers
Not common: Both condition can co exist sometimes but not always and not common. ...Read more
If someone has hypernatremia what happens with in the body to cause them to have rapid respiration's?
Low potassium: Hypokalemia is a low blood potassium level. It can be from many reasons. Usually one sees this with vomiting and diarrhea from gastroenteritis. It is also a common side effect of medications such as diuretics (lasix (furosemide) or Furosemide or hydrochlorothiazide). It can usually be replaced by oral intake of pills or liquid potassium. Sometimes intravenous potassium is needed. Discuss with your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Potatoes, bananas, gre: Green leafy vegetables.Get a more detailed answer ›
(1) Can hypernatremia be live-threatening?, and (2) Can hypernatremia be an underlying cause of delirium?
Hypokalemia: Depending on the degree of electrolyte imbalance the more dizzy you can become. You may be slightly off with regard to your potassium level. Eat a couple of bananas. They have a lot of potassium, lettuce (romaine) and kale. Also have good potassium levels. A balanced diet with 5 helping of fruits and vegetable per day in recommended. Good luck and feel better! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Why low K kid dis?:
There are many. The most likely are the medicines beings to treat your high blood pressure and excess fluid depending on how bad kidneys damaged.
Can lose from vomit, sweat, diarrhea or not eating enough K.
Happy to consult as this is all I do. ...Read more
High aldo: Could high aldosterone cause sodium retention? Could it cause hypernatremia? ANS: yes it is the strongest salt retaining hormone. And in classic Conn's syndrome, the most common cause it leads to hyperNa. I have specialized in this for 50 years and happy to help you and team figure out what is going on. Also go to hyperaldosteronism@yahoogroups. Com to meet over 1, 000 others with this problem ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
No: Just pain.Get a more detailed answer ›
Is my hypokalemia causes me to get tired easily in doing a simple walking around and other activites?
See below: A low potassium level has many causes, some are due to decreased intake, some due to increase loss from the skin, gut eg loose stools, urine eg alcohol intake, tubular problems or magnesium deficiency. Others are due to shift of potassium into the cells. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: A renal cyst is usually a benign formation within the kidney that usually goes unnoticed until one has an imaging study such as an ultrasound or cat scan that reveals it (them). There can be multiple. There is a condition called polycystic disease of the kidney and this is a different story. A cyst in and of itself in the kidney does not cause low potassium levels (hypokalemia). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer