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My blood sugar fasting number was 421 this morning. It got

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My blood sugar fasting number was 421 this morning. It got down to 215 a few minutes ago, but I still feel weak and my mouth is dry. What should I do from this point.
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Saha replied 8 months ago.

Thank you for your question.
I am Dr Saha, I shall try my best to help you.
I am sorry for your health condition.
Both very high & low levels can be dangerous.
If the level exceeds 300 mg/dl you should contact doctor asap.
Usually blood sugar more than 400 mg/dl can lead to drowsiness, ketoacidosis, coma.
It should be treated promptly.
Though the level has come down, you should have an examination by doctor urgently.
As you have some symptoms, I would advise to go to ER.
You should have blood sugar monitoring, ketone bodies & metabolic panel checked.

Please try to have good hydration.
I hope this information helps.
If there’s anything else I can do, please let me know.
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