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Rbc potassium? Is it low?

Can anyone make any sense out of this?

Test Result Flag Unit RefValue
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potassium RBC SEE COMMENTS
Analysis and Comments Result Units
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Potassium: 80 mEq/L
Reporting Limit: 2.8 mEq/L

NMS Labs derived data for 2.5th-97.5th
percentile range is 82-100 mEq/L (n=541).
The RBC sample used for analysis was
measured by weight and multiplied by the
density of human RBC (1.10 g/mL) to
obtain mEq/L units.

Where do I stand on  Potassium RBC?

Thanks!!!!
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I assume you got the test because a doc ordered a blood test.  Your doc is who you should be talking to, and he should have a report about your blood tests and whether there's anything to worry about in them.  One thing to note, though -- nutrients vary in our systems by the day, the hour, the week, etc.  One test might not mean that much but might indicate a need for further evaluation.  I'm sure if you Google it you will see what that report means, but again, if a doc ordered it, that's where you need to go first.
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No, I did the blood test on my own. Sorry I didn't mention that. I will probably go to my doctor soon to let them know this as i am having horrible symptoms.
How did you do the test?  Why did you do the test?  Definitely, see your doc, but it seems odd that someone feeling ill would just test for potassium -- or anything else -- without a professional of some kind to interpret the results for you.  Anything else going on?  
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