Hypophosphatemia is a low level of phosphorus in the blood.
Various conditions may cause hypophosphatemia, including:
Treating the cause of hypophosphatemia is needed to correct the phosphorous deficiency. Phosphate can be given by mouth or through a vein.
The outlook depends on the disease causing the condition.
Call your health care provider if you have muscle weakness or confusion.
Low blood phosphate; Phosphate - low