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Hypokalaemia: Introduction

Hypokalaemia: Decreased concentration of potassium in the blood. See detailed information below for a list of 78 causes of Hypokalaemia, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Hypokalaemia:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Hypokalaemia. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Hypokalaemia: Symptom Checker

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Stories from Users for Hypokalaemia

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Hypokalaemia: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Hypokalaemia may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Hypokalaemia

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Hypokalaemia: Deaths

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Causes of Hypokalaemia listed in Disease Database:

Other medical conditions listed in the Disease Database as possible causes of Hypokalaemia as a symptom include:

Definitions of Hypokalaemia:

Hypokalemia; lower than normal levels of potassium in the circulating blood.
- (Source - Diseases Database)

Detailed list of causes of Hypokalaemia

The list below shows some of the causes of Hypokalaemia mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Hypokalaemia?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Hypokalaemia. Of the 78 causes of Hypokalaemia that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 1 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 2 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 76 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Hypokalaemia:

The following list of conditions have 'Hypokalaemia' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Causes of Hypokalaemia Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Hypokalaemia based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Travel - has the patient travelled recently?
  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    Doctors and specialists: Who should I consult about Hypokalaemia?

    Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Hypokalaemia, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.

    Important:In extreme cases, always seek advice from emergency services :

    What are the alternative names for Hypokalaemia:

    Hypokalemia, Potassium levels low (plasma or serum)
    - (Source - Diseases Database)

    Classifications of Hypokalaemia:

    Medical Conditions associated with Hypokalaemia:

    Blood symptoms (2297 causes), Electrolyte balance symptoms (300 causes), Abnormal blood test symptoms (1538 causes)

    Symptoms related to Hypokalaemia:

    Diarrhoea (2312 causes), Laxative use, Renal disease, Diuretics, Decreased dietary intake, Hyperaldosteronism, Cushings syndrome (28 causes)

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