- Reporting Time:
- 6 Hrs
- Specimen Type:
- Home Collection:
- No special preparation required
To detect body's any electrolyte imbalance.
As part of routine screening test, when suspecting imbalance of electrolytes such as sodium, potassium etc.
1. What are the causes of electrolyte imbalance?
Prolonged diarrhoea, vomiting, dehydration and burns can cause electrolyte imbalance.
2. What are the symptoms of electrolyte imbalance?
Weakness, muscle spasms, irregular heart rate, numbness, confusion, lethargy, seizures, irregular blood pressure etc.
3. What is the treatment for an electrolyte imbalance?
Treatment includes supportive treatment, electrolyte replacement and treating the underlying cause.