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When?Should someone be ?Treated for low potassium?

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Dr. S. Smiley Thakur
Internal Medicine - Nephrology & Dialysis
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In brief: Low or dropping

Potassium levels below 3.
5 mmol/l or in the normal range (3.5-5.0mmol/l) but dropping warrant supplementation with potassium once a cause is identified. See your physician regarding a diagnosis and treatment options.

In brief: Low or dropping

Potassium levels below 3.
5 mmol/l or in the normal range (3.5-5.0mmol/l) but dropping warrant supplementation with potassium once a cause is identified. See your physician regarding a diagnosis and treatment options.
Dr. S. Smiley Thakur
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Dr. David Lemme
Family Medicine

In brief: Depends

If potassium levels are markedly low or if symptoms of weakness exist, potassium supplements may be needed.

In brief: Depends

If potassium levels are markedly low or if symptoms of weakness exist, potassium supplements may be needed.
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