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pottassium scare

hi had random pottassium check feb this year due to dropped heart beat it was low2.5 took sando k went up not too much 3.2 then tested again 2.9 then took sado k up to 3,7 but doctor asked me to see specialist i then eat lots of foods high in pottassium and went up to 4.1 so i do absorb it do i go to a specialist or not i worry when i get dropped heartbeats any ideas
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Likely you should see the specialist as there must be a reason for the low potassium unless you were on a "fad" diet or taking diuretics.
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