Hypophosphatemia is a low level of phosphorus in the blood.
Low blood phosphate; Phosphate - low
The following may cause hypophosphatemia, including:
The doctor or nurse will examine you.
The following tests may be done:
Exam and testing may show:
Treatment depends on the cause. Phosphate can be given by mouth or through a vein (IV).
How well you do depends on what is causing the condition.
Call your health care provider if you have muscle weakness or confusion.
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