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How do you know that you have low potassium?

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all4one1508

Asked by all4one1508 at 8:38 PM on Oct. 9, 2008 in Health

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  • I know muscle aches is a symptom of low potassium, but other than a blood test I don't really know.
    kabbot01

    Answer by kabbot01 at 8:45 PM on Oct. 9, 2008

  • Someone told me I had low potassium because I would get a charlie horse at least once a day, sometime more.
    TeaAndrews

    Answer by TeaAndrews at 8:54 PM on Oct. 9, 2008

  • muscle cramps (like cramp in your foot or calf) and restless leg syndrome are good indicators.
    flutterfae

    Answer by flutterfae at 9:08 PM on Oct. 9, 2008

  • muscle cramps or palpitations.
    jewjewbee

    Answer by jewjewbee at 11:31 PM on Oct. 9, 2008

  • I agree restless legs and charlie horses, if i get these I eat a banana and usually I am better pretty quick
    Med109

    Answer by Med109 at 12:50 PM on Oct. 11, 2008

  • i went in anaphalactic shock(sp) they ddi a cbc on me and the doc told me i have a very low potassium
    piwife

    Answer by piwife at 5:58 PM on Oct. 18, 2009

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