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Blood Magnesium Test

There may be alternatives to these medications that will not lower your magnesium level. Talk with your doctor about whether you should make a switch.

 

Let's explore some other common causes of a low magnesium level.

 

Diarrhea is a common cause of low magnesium. Were you having diarrhea around the time your blood was drawn for the magnesium test?

Were you having diarrhea around the time your blood was drawn for the magnesium test?

No, I wasn't having diarrhea.

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