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24H Urine Potassium


Potassium is a mineral that helps regulate muscle function, nerve signals, and fluid balance in the body. It is produced naturally by the body and is affected by diet and certain medical conditions. This test measures the amount of potassium that is excreted over 24 hours to measure kidney function and potential problems such as imbalances or kidneys problems.

Frequently Asked Questions

The Potassium (Urine 24H) test measures the level of potassium excreted in urine over a 24-hour period. It helps assess kidney function, electrolyte balance, and the body's handling of potassium, which is crucial for nerve and muscle function.

The Potassium (Urine 24H) test is performed to evaluate kidney function, assess electrolyte balance, diagnose or monitor conditions affecting potassium levels, such as kidney disease, adrenal gland disorders, or certain medications, and guide treatment accordingly.

The Potassium (Urine 24H) test is recommended when assessing kidney function, managing electrolyte imbalances, or monitoring conditions affecting potassium levels, such as kidney disease or adrenal disorders. Individuals with symptoms like muscle weakness or irregular heartbeat may also undergo this test.

Abnormal results from the Potassium (Urine 24H) test may indicate kidney dysfunction, electrolyte imbalances, or underlying health issues. Further evaluation is needed to determine the cause and appropriate treatment, which may involve lifestyle changes, medication adjustments, or addressing the underlying condition.

During the Potassium (Urine 24H) test, you'll be asked to collect all urine produced over a 24-hour period in a container provided by your healthcare provider. It's essential to follow specific instructions for proper collection and storage. After the collection period, return the sample to the lab for analysis.

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