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WHAT IS THE NORMAL LEVEL OF POTASSIUM IN A 3 MONTH OLD BABY

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WHAT IS THE NORMAL LEVEL OF POTASSIUM IN A 3 MONTH OLD
BABY
Submitted: 10 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Pauline replied 10 years ago.

Can I ask the reason for the question?


Do you know the serum potassium level for your baby?


Do they have any symptoms/medical problems?


Thanks

Expert:  4ren6 replied 10 years ago.

Normal levels for an infant this age are:


4.1–5.3 mEq/L or mmol/L


these are slightly higher then for adults. For full info you may go here.


http://www.questdiagnostics.com/kbase/topic/medtest/hw202677/results.htm


If I may furter assist then please reply.