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Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
28 years experience Pain Management
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gerald Mandell
51 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Medical rx, no cure: Renal tubular acidosis(rta) involves failure of kidneys to acidify urine by not contributing acid or resorbing bicarbonate (sodium bicarbonate) (alkal ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. S. Smiley Thakur
30 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Nephrologist: Types 1 and 4 RTA can be treated by a nephrologist who will first identify what the underlying cause is.
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
47 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
What RTA is: Renal tubular acidosis (RTA) is a disease that occurs when the kidneys fail to excrete acids into the urine, which causes a person's blood to remain t ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patrick Kohlitz
10 years experience Internal Medicine
Possible: The textbook answer is no. Generally, RTA presents with a normal anion gap. However, if concurrent conditions of dyselectrolytemias exist the gap ma ... Read More
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
Blood tests and kidy: Laboratory testing
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Several types: These range from mild birth defects detectable only using the lab to some serious problems that may result in skeletal growth problems and/or require ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience Family Medicine
Possible: There are different causes and types of rta. Vitamin d deficiency may cause it, different meds and toxins can do it, certain diseases (lupus, sjogren ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Benjamin Nguyen
12 years experience Anesthesiology
HCO3 elimination: By excreting bicarbonate (sodium bicarbonate).
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Simon Kimm
15 years experience Urology
Slowly & effectively: In response to acidosis, the kidney increases reabsorbtion of bicarbonate (sodium bicarbonate) from the tubular fluid, secretes more hydrogen ions, ... Read More

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