Q. Yorkshire terrier age 13 hyperkalemia 10 years 3 bad attacks this week suggested soft diet lost 5lbs despite having good appetite vet not helpful

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A. It may be time for further bloodwork and additional testing to try and find the underlying cause of the hyperkalemia. Kidney issues as well as adrenal diseases are usually the most common cause of this. If your vet isn't seeming to do much to help, it is always fine to schedule a second opinion with another local veterinarian.

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