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Can Dehydration Cause High Potassium Level in Kidney Failure

2014-09-09 19:26

Can Dehydration Cause High Potassium Level in Kidney Failure  Doctor, my potassium is higher now, but it is normal before. After dehydration last time, it is higher than the normal level. Is that possible caused by Dehydration ? This is a question from our “online doctor” part, the answer is yes, it is possible, but not exactly, there are also some other factors can affect the level of potassium, the experts said.

Usually, high potassium level occurred at the advanced stage of Kidney Failure with no urine or less urine output. In this phase, the kidneys have been damaged seriously so it can not work normally, thus lead to the wastes like potassium accumulated in the body, formed Hyperpotassemia at last. In addition, if take too much potassium in a short time, also will cause this disease, such as inject too much fluid at a time. Another mainly factor is hemoconcentration which is induced by dehydration, hemorrhage and shock.

From the above we know that Dehydration do can induce potassium level increase, so we should pay attention to it, drink more water, if it is needed. But no matter how, you should do the things according to your doctor’s construction. As we mentioned that, there are many factors can induce high potassium level, so do make further diagnosis before you get treatment.

Doctors remind you, high potassium level is harmful to your body, so control it timely. Do not let it become the reasons to lead death. If you need any help in lowing it or curing your Kidney Failure, do not hesitant to contact us by email, we will try our best to help you. Our email: kidney-support@hotmail.com

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