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Does a lack of potassium cause muscle and joint pain?

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Dr. John Weeks
Family Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: Muscle cramps

Are a common symptom of low potassium levels; other mineral deficiencies (calcium, magnesium) can also cause similar symptoms.

In brief: Muscle cramps

Are a common symptom of low potassium levels; other mineral deficiencies (calcium, magnesium) can also cause similar symptoms.
Dr. John Weeks
Dr. John Weeks
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Dr. Ronald Krauser
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Maybe

A potassium level has to be significantly low to cause these symptoms.
Mild reductions do not.

In brief: Maybe

A potassium level has to be significantly low to cause these symptoms.
Mild reductions do not.
Dr. Ronald Krauser
Dr. Ronald Krauser
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