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Dr. Hirenkumar Italia
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Micro K (Overview)

Micro-K is a mineral which is a kind of nutritional agent (nutritional or metabolic agent).


Dr. Hirenkumar Italia
500 doctors shared insights

Micro K (Overview)

Micro-K is a mineral which is a kind of nutritional agent (nutritional or metabolic agent).


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My potassium is low so my dr prescribed micro-k 600mg to take 2 tabs 2x a day. Is that a safe dosage? It seems like a lot.

Perfecto!: That's a typical dose. (Don't let the milligram dose fool you-that's only 32 milliequivalents per day total, not much at all). ...Read more

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Hi Doc. How are you? Is the the Volna-k can drink long time and what is the side effect?...thnx.

Hi Doc. How are you? Is the the Volna-k can drink long time and what is the side effect?...thnx.

It should last: 12 hours and is used to treat pain. It can cause stomach pain and at it's worse cause an ulcer. It should only be taken when absolutely needed, ...Read more

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My potassium is low so I was taking micro-k. Would this be a permanent problem?

My potassium is low so I was taking micro-k.  Would this be a permanent problem?

Could be: Low potassium is usually caused by medications called diuretics, there are used for control of hypertension and heart failure as well as swelling of the legs. If you do not use a diuretic then you should find out from your doctor what the problem is. You will need micro k , other potassium supplement or potassium sparing drug as long as the potassium remains low. ...Read more

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My potassium is low so my dr prescribed micro-k 600mg to take 2 tabs 2x a day. Is that a safe dosage? It seems like a lot.

Perfecto!: That's a typical dose. (Don't let the milligram dose fool you-that's only 32 milliequivalents per day total, not much at all). ...Read more

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Can micro dermabrasion hurt?

Can micro dermabrasion hurt?

No: At lot of patients describe it feeling similar to a cat's raspy tongue licking you! so, it's not a big deal. ...Read more

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What are the causes of a micro stroke?

What are the causes of a micro stroke?

Causes of a stroke: The causes of a mini stroke or TIA are the same as the causes of a regular stroke- high blood pressure, arterial disease, diabetes mellitus, smoking, atrial fibrillation and high cholesterol. ...Read more

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How do I know if micro dermal gone wrong?

How do I know if micro dermal gone wrong?

Microdermal implant: Is there redness, swelling, tenderness, warmth, pain, pus? ...Read more

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What is micro angiopathic ischemic changes?

What is micro angiopathic ischemic changes?

MRI lingo: This is a description of white spots seen, using t2 software, within the white matter of brain in a nonspecific fashion. Although these could be non-diagnostic, they may well be associated with some atherosclerotic changes associated with aging. Smaller blood vessels are noted here, and unless you have had cerebrovascular events, it is unlikely that these represent strokes. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of having a micro-stroke?

What are the symptoms of having a micro-stroke?

Transient ischemia: A TIA might be considered a mini-stroke, but it is typically transient lasting about 20-30 min. One might experience loss of speech, dizziness, unilateral weakness and/or numbness, perhaps unilateral loss of vision, maybe double vision, imbalance, etc. Variable in view of variations of brain circulation. A mini event might be termed lacune, and leads to vascular dementia. ...Read more

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What are the pros and cons of a micro laminotomy?

What are the pros and cons of a micro laminotomy?

Depends on surgeon. : Because of the smaller incision, recovery times and postoperative pain are generally less. However, the smaller incision can sometimes a limit exposure and there can be a slightly higher chance of recurrence of symptoms. Speak to your surgeon for details. ...Read more

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How well does Micro needling work for stretch marks?

How well does Micro needling work for stretch marks?

Modest improvement.: Micro needling is effective in tightening loose skin but only modestly and that is particularly true when it comes to stretch marks. It will definitely not remove them, but they may end up being narrower. ...Read more

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Over stretching - can it cause micro tears, and how can they be avoided?

Over stretching - can it cause micro tears, and how can they be avoided?

Yes: Overstretching can cause tears to muscle fibers and tendons. Avoid it by making sure your muscles are warmed up and softer and stretch very slowly. Slow and gradual to increase elasticity. Avoid quick stretching like bouncing further into a stretch. ...Read more

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I recently had amniocentesis which was normal why was it also sent for a micro arry?

I recently had amniocentesis which was normal why was it also sent for a micro arry?

More specific: A routine amnio looks for numeric and structural abnormalities of chromosomes. A microarray can detect specific sites on a chromosome that might be abnormal and a routine amnio would not detect (i.e. Microdeletions or duplications) to name a couple. ...Read more

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Can i get some information regarding 'hypoglycemia at home' that i need to perform a micro presentation. ?

Can i get some information regarding 'hypoglycemia at home' that i need to perform a micro presentation. ?

Search Internet: Of course, since you're on this site, you could search this site, too! but for starters, check out the following sites that i found just be searching the internet: http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/diabetic-hypoglycemia/ds01166, http://www.Diabetes.Org/living-with-diabetes/treatment-and-care/blood-glucose-control/hypoglycemia-low-blood.Html & http://www.Medicinenet.Com/hypoglycemia/article.Htm. ...Read more

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What's the inherent risk to me (as a husband), to my wife and my baby if we decide to have baby via micro-tese, pesa or tesa?

What's the inherent risk to me (as a husband), to my wife and my baby if we decide to have baby via micro-tese, pesa or tesa?

Few: 1. Genetic risk related to the cause of male factor e.G kleinfelter syndrome 47xxy, y chromosome microdeletion, cystic fibrosis gene all can be transmitted to the baby. This is the main risk 2. Other unproven risks: risk of increase congenital abnormalities in the baby because of icsi (injecting the sperm into the egg) is controversial=unproven. ...Read more

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Hi think that I having a micro Pennis all my life?? When it gets hard n erected is little big but not normal size still I am 34 years old I never bein

Hi think that I having a micro Pennis all my life?? When it gets hard n erected is little big but not normal size still I am 34 years old I never bein

Here are some...: A real case of micro-penis is rare and the penile length at erection of > 9 cm should be enough to fulfill its functional duty although some inconvenience may occur. In life reality, we are physically not borne equal and physical growth comes to halt soon after reaching adulthood - for men, roughly at 18. If needing a counseling, contact www.HealthTap.com/dr-Lin with RQPWJC to login - using audio. ...Read more

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I think I have a micro penis?

I think I have a micro penis?

Here are some...: Let what you perceived be "judged by professional perspective. So, it's good idea to seek a professional evaluation and counseling so to decide if "micro penis" is really meaningful to you or just a spilling-over perception of personal fantasy. So, gather whatever you might have been bothered by the penile size and bring these to meet urologist so to solve whatever having annoyed you. Best wish .. ...Read more

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