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Electrolyte abnormality

Electrolyte abnormality: Introduction

Electrolyte abnormality: An imbalance in the level of any of a number of chemicals (electrolytes) in the blood stream e.g. chloride, sodium, magnesium, potassium, calcium, phosphate and bicarbonate. Symptoms can vary depending on which electrolyte is involved and the severity of the imbalance - severe cases can readily lead to death. An electrolyte abnormality can be caused by such things excessive loss of body fluid through vomiting or diarrhea, kidney conditions, malabsorption and various drugs such as diuretics and chemotherapy drugs. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Electrolyte abnormality is available below.

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Treatments for Electrolyte abnormality

  • Diagnose and treat underlying cause. IV fluids, electrolyte replacement or dietary changes may be needed
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