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Old 03-10-2010, 01:27 AM   #1
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What does a very low potassium level indicate?

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Old 03-13-2010, 03:17 AM   #2
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Re: Low potassium

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What does a very low potassium level indicate?
Hi,

I guess it can mean many things. I also have low Potassium levels 2.1 -2.4. I was refered to a Nephrologist, who did a 24 hour urine test and blood tests and feels that I may have a rare disorder called Gitelman Syndrome, where the kidneys are not able to retain Potassium. Are your Magnesium levels also low?

 
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