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low potassium

Could triple by_pass, cause low potassium?
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Dear mitzisman,

It is unlikely that bypass surgery is a direct cause of low potassium, although it is possible that some of the medications (like diuretics aka water pills), which are commonly used after heart surgery might lead to low potassium levels.
I would advise you to check with your doctor regarding this.

CCFHeartMD19
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