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Kidney Disorders board

  1. How do prevent future kidney stones?
    ... sometimes, than plain water! Some products have potassium citrate in them - for instance, some of the Crystal ... If necessary, you can even get a prescription for potassium citrate. I had to do that, because of my own condition...

Liver & Pancreas Disorders board

  1. liver enzymes very high
    ... banana for breakfast, or some orange juice. You need potassium (banana) and calcium (O.J.). For lunch, whole grain...

  2. bad muscle cramps
    ... labs done thursday so I called his dr thinking his potassium or other electrolytes were low. they said they were...
    ... evening. he had just been Dxed the week before with low potassium so when this bizarre crap occured i just kept thinking...

  3. My Hemangioma Surgery Report (Sept 4th)
    ... stomach daily. Blood thinner in the stomach daily. Potassium in a different IV daily and electrolytes daily...different...
    ... staples. YIPPEE! I can't wait. I still think my potassium is low though. Find out tmrw. It hurts to breathe...

  4. Adenomas/FNH/Hemangiomas (x8)
    ... the second time also. I was dehydrated and low on potassium . They had to give me morphine shots around the clock...

  5. Fluid Tap
    ... drink more water drink less water??? no beef? Potassium yes or no?? I'm so confused ....
    ... doing better. the spiro is suppose to replace the potassium too. one post on here said they get the fluid tap...
    ... this was because all his blood stuff bottomed out... potassium , sodium, everything. at least that is what they think...

  6. My Husbands in denial w/ cirrhosis and won't go back to doctor
    ... of blood last night and today magnesium, calcium, potassium , and something else thru the iv. they put some really...

  7. getting rid of fluid
    ... him 2 units of blood. also gave him alb., sodium, potassium , calcium. some more stuff too i think. he did stop...

  8. Please just one question here?
    ... hi all, has anyone experienced low potassium with liver diseases? Or what are your other issues...

  9. Liver Failure Question
    ... specific problems such as ammonia in your urine, low potassium and iron, platelett count, etc. Take it from someone...

  10. High Liver Test results
    ... REALLY bad almost everything was off. My Iron and Potassium was dangerously low. I had to have a blood transfusion ... with the docs. I take MT, Folic Acid, B12, Calcium/D, Potassium and Iron. Bare in mind that everyone is different...

  11. Alcoholic Hepatitis - would like information
    ... time, as well as nexium, a couple of diuretics and potassium , and multivitamins. She's also taking milk thistle ... diuretics were discontinued because of dehydration and the potassium was discontinued due to a high count. That's the...

  12. AST/ALT high, Rest are Normal
    ... ------ 141 ---------------- 135 - 146 MMOL/L POTASSIUM ------------------- 4.5 ----------------- 3.5 - 5...

  13. I need smart people to help me..PLEASE!
    ... Here are my results: sodium 137 norm is 136-144 potassium 3.3 norm is 3.6-5.1 chloride 103 norm is 101-111...

  14. High Enzyme Levels?
    ... Vit c calcium citrate (2000mg) Omega 3 Magnesium Potassium 90g of protein You see, I had gastric bypass...
    ... Vit c calcium citrate (2000mg) Omega 3 Magnesium Potassium 90g of protein You see, I had gastric bypass...

  15. Alcohol and Liver Diseases
    ... together. my dr said my blood was fine, and my potassium levels are fine. she said that she was concerned with...
    ... together. my dr said my blood was fine, and my potassium levels are fine. she said that she was concerned with...

  16. Fluttering in legs
    ... son was going through liver failure, he developed a potassium and magnesium deficiency.not sure why but the low ... the week before we had to start him on supplimental potassium when that was found to be low as well.i don't know...

  17. Focal Nodular Hyperplasia
    ... All mine can back fine except that I was low on potassium toward the end. They also want to know that your...

  18. Slightly elevated bilirubin?
    ... PHOSPHATASE: 58 (30 - 117) SODIUM: 141 (135 - 145) POTASSIUM : 4.6 (3.5 - 5.0) CHLORIDE: 107 (98 - 108) ALT...

  19. Please can someone help? Back ache, nausea, aerophagia,
    ... Monocytes, Eosinophils, Basophils, ESR SODIUM, POTASSIUM , CHLORIDE, BICARBONATE, UREA, CREATININE, ALKALINE...

  20. Feet Tingle, Muscle Cramps etc from Alcohol Consumption
    ... that muscle cramps occur because of low calcium or potassium in the blood. Others have said that lack of proper...

Urology board

  1. Questions about upcoming visit to urogynecologist
    ... to research this on the web and read stories about potassium sensitivity testing, hydrodistension and others. ...

  2. I'm at end of my tether with this.

  3. Problem urine test clean but i have symptoms of uti help
    ... get the results tomorrow. Then off Monday for the potassium sensitivity test in the morning and to talk to an...

  4. Briza? Also interesting relief of IC...
    ... meds, no cysto/hydro necessary. There is also the Potassium Sensitivity TEst, but like the cysto/hydro...it does...
    ... yourself thru that at this time. Many Gynos can do a Potassium Senstivity Test (PST) in the office to test for IC...

  5. so i had a cystoscopy...
    ... it wasnt, and the DR. suspects IC, they may do the Potassium Sensitivty Test (in the office) to try to d/x you...

  6. Alternative treatment for IC? Just diagnosed...
    ... flare-ups. This product contains a patented ratio of potassium and sodium minerals in hydroxide to instantly raise...

  7. Kidney stones...what can you eat??
    ... years ago also suggested that I take a prescription ( potassium citrate) to control stone growth. With this medication...
    ... years ago also suggested that I take a prescription ( potassium citrate) to control stone growth. With this medication...
    ... Here's the scoop on Urocit-K ( potassium citrate) ... [url]http://www.urocit-k.com/[/url]...
    ... [QUOTE=rpg;2981418]Here's the scoop on Urocit-K ( potassium citrate) ... [url]http://www.urocit-k.com/[/url]...
    ... now. In fact, it now comes in a generic form called potassium citrate. Like all drugs, they work for some and not ... the uric acid stones remaining and the Urocit -K ( potassium citrate) helped dissolve all the remnants. I don...

  8. What to expect from kidney stone removal
    ... but it was over in less than 3minutes. I am taking potassium ( 4 ) pills a day and a magnesium ( 1 ) pill once...

  9. Cure worse than the disease itself?
    ... bacteria) and bananas (quinolones can deplete your potassium and bananas are a great treatment for diarrhea too...

  10. has anyone with IC ever found a link with hormones
    ... potent detoxifier that neutralizes free radicals. Potassium 99 mg daily replaces potassium lost if frequent urination...

  11. My urine was very yellow, does it mean anything?
    ... almost like clear. Thanks for the tip. I also take potassium supplements too. Also when you have a cold or sore...

  12. Enablex is NOT HELPING
    ... was planning to do. He was going to do some kind of Potassium compound test. Instead, he decided to not put...

  13. Could my BCP, Yasmin be the problem?
    ... looks fine and nothing is wrong with it and even had a potassium test for interstitial cystitis which i had no reaction...

  14. I.C. Testing?
    ... of these washes. Was the wash you had a test? The potassium test? Or was it a treatment? The only real way...

  15. question for anyone who had a cystoscope
    ... regular Cysto so i don't have to have the Hydro or potassium test done. The less tests i gotta do, the better....
    ... regular Cysto so i don't have to have the Hydro or potassium test done. The less tests i gotta do, the better....

  16. IC and Elmiron
    ... that or not? if not than ask for these test to him potassium chloride sensitivity test (KCL Test) & 2nd one was...

  17. Specs in Urine...No symptoms after a year...please help.
    ... levels were a little high, I think specifically the potassium levels...but he told my friend none of them were in...

  18. Not UTI
    ... are hydrodistention and the Parsons test, which is a potassium chloride test. It duplicates the symptoms of IC....

Asthma board

  1. Low potassium
    ... You can die from low potassium ..it eventally starts effecting you're heart (you ... me to the ER and they admitted me . They said if my potassium had dropped any more I would have died , the Potassiusm ... But it's a good reminder to always bulk up on you're Potassium rich foods ore take a supplement when you're asthma...
    ... Unfortunately, I hate bananas. But there're are so many potassium rich foods. I'm finding other things. I'll ask my...
    ... steroids, which is prednisone, that will deplete your potassium also... My son was on prednisone for close to 7 years ... and potatoes... Potatoes are another food rich in potassium ... Good Luck to you all... Jenn...
    ... Hey everybody, Does salbutamol deplete potassium , too?...

  2. Heart Palpitations from Asthma??
    ... Look at the thread I just posted about low potassium . It's very treatable, and heart palpitations are ... a symptom of low potassium . Asthma meds can cause low potassium. I don't...

  3. Depression and asthma
    ... take. Mostly cramping, twitching, and spasms from low potassium . Honestly, the biggest help has come from friends...

  4. Crappy few weeks ..broncitus and a peak flow of 250..
    ... pile in to me while I'm there , last time i went my potassium was depleted from a combination of using my ventolin ... dehydrated ( do to diarrea) and they had to pump me full of potassium very quickly ..ouch very painfull experince ..Now ... sure to eat loads of bananas in order to keep the potassium up there.But in generall I usually feel worst after...

  5. New Here & Scared
    ... up in the emergency room. To complicate matters, my potassium has been really low even tho I don’t take diuretics...

  6. Prednisone
    ... Taking extra Potassium while taking Prednisone can alleviate some symptoms...

  7. Very Low potassium due to steroids ....
    ... Did you have any symptoms regarding your low potassium ? When mine gets low my heart skips beats and feels ... draggy. I know low potassium can throw your heart into an irregular heart rhythm ... untreated. I didn't know that steriods could deplete potassium levels. That's definitely something people should...
    ... prednisone a number of years ago. I also had to take potassium , but I was taking a diuretic so my ankles weren't...
    ... Hi April, If your steroids can make your potassium go low then it can give you arrhythmias and palpitations ... , I take diuretics which lower potassium and I ended up in hospital with arrhythmias, I have ... though) You could eat lots of foods that are high in potassium sich as bananas but I would suggest get a blood test ... first to see what it is because if your potassium level goes to high it can also cause problems. It...
    ... She says that going easy on salt helps maintain the potassium /sodium balance. If the balance is the key, the low ... salt diet will work. However, in this case, both potassium and sodium levels are lower. I'm just wondering whether...
    ... I'm taking Azmacort (steroid) & also take a potassium supplement because I get severe muscle cramps in my ... legs when I don't take potassium . My heart "flutters" sometimes too, but it seems ... less when I take potassium ....

  8. Just out of the hospital and i feel worst...........
    ... lot of steroids from the drip bag in to my arm and potassium in it too (that really burned ...if you ever get it...

  9. long term side effects on meds
    ... lower then Pulmicort. If you're worried about potassium , have your levels checked by your doctor. If they ... low you can supplement your diet with foods high in potassium ....

  10. URTI and asthma exacerbations...
    ... hydrocortisone, pred and salbutamol infusion + iv potassium & saline. Is it normal for all asthmatics to get...

  11. Methotrexate for severe asthma?
    ... been on it for 10 months) and of course calcium and potassium . I have been hospitalized numerous times. This year...

  12. Potassium, Cortisol and Asthma?
    ... believe is that most asthma drugs actually lower your potassium levels. Some of them also dramatically lower vitamin...

  13. Severe Asthma
    ... Prednisone. Then for blood work, which 9 times out of 10 my potassium is low and then they start potassium pills. Then ... 10mg 1perday, prevacid 30mg 1perday (GERD). Slow K ( Potassium ) daily Vitamin, daily calcium, daily Vit-D. Because...
    ... Prednisone. Then for blood work, which 9 times out of 10 my potassium is low and then they start potassium pills. Then ... 10mg 1perday, prevacid 30mg 1perday (GERD). Slow K ( Potassium ) daily Vitamin, daily calcium, daily Vit-D. Because...

  14. @ weeks on Advair and I'm still dizzy from it...
    ... things like ECGs and the ability to monitor blood potassium to make sure they aren't ODing you. They are willing...
    ... things like ECGs and the ability to monitor blood potassium to make sure they aren't ODing you. They are willing...
    ... things like ECGs and the ability to monitor blood potassium to make sure they aren't ODing you. They are willing...

  15. Asthma meds make me sick!~Literally! Anyone else?
    ... doses of Ventolin (usually nebulised) I'm just given potassium (K) drink or IV - since at high doses causes hypokalemia...

  16. Wrin, can i have some advice please?
    ... your electrolyte balance -- mostly giving you a high potassium (which can have effects on your heart.)...

  17. Theophyllin and Potassium levels
    ... Eat LOTS of bananas!!! Other foods that are rich in potassium are whole grain, milk, avacados, citrus fruits, nuts...
    ... Be careful about overloading on potassium , because too much potassium is a bigger danger than...
    ... heophyllin are sooo similar to the side effects of too much potassium it's difficult to know which is the problem! If you...

  18. leg cramps from meds
    ... relievers such as Ventolin can cause a depletion in potassium ... which in turn can cause leg cramps. Potassium ... because it is so easy to overdo it, however eating potassium -rich foods can make a tremendous difference. If I ... out. I would suggest getting your dr to check your potassium levels if the problem continues. Meds like Serevent...

  19. corticosteroid long term
    ... heart rate starts to climb above 150, their blood potassium levels start to fall, and they start having heart...

Cystic Fibrosis board

  1. My 16 yr old Daughter!!!
    ... inhalers 3 different kind and nothing helped..Her potassium level was extremly low.So she is now getting that...

Lung & Respiratory Disorders / COPD board

  1. Hi im new here, need help asap lung pains/rib pains/ back pain.
    ... usually gets worse if i move around. If I take a potassium capsule, it goes away, not all the time, but this...
    ... usually gets worse if i move around. If I take a potassium capsule, it goes away, not all the time, but this...

  2. ? About "Air Hunger"
    ... foods all seem to have Maltodextrin and Acesulfame Potassium listed as ingredients, but I wonder if each person...

  3. Chest X-Ray results, need advise
    ... Barr and CMV results. The CMP, RA showed 3.1 on the Potassium , 8.8 on the Calcium, 58 on ALT/SGPT and 45 on SGOT...
    ... in. Based on the liver enzymes and lows levels of potassium & calcium, I took it upon myself to get my butt to...

  4. chronic bronchitis & emphysema
    ... Linda, I just read that potassium iodide is good & inexpensive as an expectorant. It...

  5. Morphine & Fentanyl For Emphysemia?
    ... cause of death would heart failure due to lack of potassium because of the dehydration. I cannot thank hospice...

  6. MAC (Mycrobacterium Avium Complex)
    ... 77. It's usually very low. It went down in the ER. Potassium was low. The only dr. in ER, very busy with the computers...

  7. Difficulty breathing...any thoughts?
    ... effects from your inhalers can be hypokalemia (low potassium )? It could very well be that low potassium is the ... heartbeat. You need to make sure your diet is high in potassium , magnesium and calcium foods. These electrolytes all...

  8. copd & emphysema
    ... example Lasix). He will also need prescribed Klor-con or Potassium etc... That will keep him from getting an electrolyte...
    ... as telling the dr's to put "him" on diuretics, and potassium . its my understanding that you were talking to me ... that my father passed away March 17th. He was on potassium for the last 4 years or so. as far as the ventilator...
    ... through it. They also wont tell you that when they take potassium not to let them lay down for about 45 min as this...

Men's Health board

  1. Creatine and protein shakes
    ... start to get Muscle Cramps after workouts. Just take a Potassium supplement. That will reduce Cramps big time....

  2. i don't know how to proceed with low hormones
    ... glucose 6. Hemoglobin A1c 7. Albumin 8. Sodium 9. Potassium ...
    ... fasting glucose, hemoglobin A1C, albumin, sodium, potassium , epinephrine and nor-epinephrine. My take on my...

  3. Possibility of low testosterone?
    ... panel: Sodium 142 136-148 mmol/L Potassium 4.3 3.5-5.1 mmol/L Chloride 104 ...

  4. Saliva Estradiol - 10 from a range of 1-3 ?!?!!
    ... the blurb in the Physician Notes mentioned that my Potassium was slightly low @ 2.9, but said "otherwise unremarkable...

  5. Nighttime Leg cramps
    ... hours to feel better. dr said that i may have lack of potassium but i always eat bananas, so i don't know what that...
    ... and came up with nothing. The usual suspects are potassium , bananas, hydration, stretching before bed/sex, and...
    ... and came up with nothing. The usual suspects are potassium , bananas, hydration, stretching before bed/sex, and...

  6. Testosterone, Free And Total Lab Results
    ... the lab test listed below look low or two high? POTASSIUM , SERUM - POTASSIUM = 4.2 CREATININE, SERUM, WITH...

  7. Eye lid twitch
    ... Could be a potassium deficiency. You might try to eat more bananas or potatoes...

Sexual Health - Men board

  1. Advice on stopping masturbation and sexual desire
    ... Also, in the military they would give us Salt Peter ( potassium nitrate) to kill our sexual urges while in basic training...