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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
47 years experience in Nephrology and Dialysis
CO2 level of 16: A serum co2 level of 16 is abnormal. A full listing of the causes of a low serum co2 is beyond the space limitations offered here. For a full list of ... Read More

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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience in Family Medicine
CO2 IS A GAS: Co2 stands for carbon dioxide a gas which is produced in our bodies and is exhaled with each breath as a waste product.
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience in Ophthalmology
Not a problem: CO2 is the end point of natural metabolism and is given off by your breathing and any plants in your house. The amount of CO2 is not toxic in any way ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Warren Wolfe
57 years experience in Family Medicine
Need more info: I think you are referring to carbon dioxide. That is a gas normally found in animal respiration or in the decay of animal & vegetable matter. Some ... Read More
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Dr. Juan Merayo-Rodriguez
22 years experience in Pathology
Not tested in CBC: In CBC test lab uses venous blood and will count and measure cells in the blood like red cells, white cells and platelets. To test for co2 you need a ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
47 years experience in Nephrology and Dialysis
Lab results: The lab results you mention, low creatinine high and egfr is low are consistent with a person with chronic kidney disease. The co2 in chronic kidney d ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
29 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Both ok: You want to make sure that it is secure and comfortable for you and the baby. Babies like being held close to mom.
A female asked:
Dr. James Ridgway
Specializes in Facial Plastic Surgery
This : This is a good question. Total fx laser resurfacing (co2 laser) vaporizes the soft tissues of the face to eliminate/reduce sun spots, decrease and rem ... Read More
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A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cornelius Oleary
18 years experience in Urgent Care
Klinefelter Syndrome: Hi, Klinefelter Syndrome, or XYY syndrome is a syndrome where males have an extra Y chromosome, which makes them 47 XYY rather than 46 XY. It is not ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jose Prieto-hernandez
35 years experience in Infectious Disease
Analgesico Primero: Entumecimiento de la pierna puede ser por falta de uso! Terapia fisica es recomendable! Antes de ejercicio que se tome un Analgesico como Acetaminofe ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mary Esther Carlin
50 years experience in Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Not usually: While many personality traits and both major psychiatric diagnoses (schizophreniz and bipolar disorder) are often mainly genetic, psychopathic behavio ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Horvath
38 years experience in Fertility Medicine
Chromosome 16: The mefv gene is located on the short (p) arm of chromosome 16 at position 13.3, from base pair 3, 292, 027 to 3, 306, 626 (per wikipedia).
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Intestines.: The fecal material is likely packed in your intestines.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Melanie Tugaoen
30 years experience in General Practice
Lets review your que: Red blood cells carry de-oxygenated blood (loaded with co2) into the lungs. In the lungs CO2 is displaced with O2, and is removed during exhalation
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
28 years experience in Pain Management
A definite maybe: Bgfgjjcxddbnjjj njggggnjj. But, nnjbbbrhjgfgjhgfbhh. And, bbgfgbnbccv. Good luck!
A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brandon Elrod
10 years experience in General Practice
moderation: Half and half and whole milk contain a lot of fat. While a certain amount of fat is good to have in your diet (unsaturated fat), too much can be a ba ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Considera que es: Para obtener más respuestas, considere volver a enviar usando la función de traducción al inglés. For more responses, consider resubmitting using Engl ... Read More
A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rashed Hasan
30 years experience in Pediatrics
High tCO2: make sure your potassium is normal I would repeat it in a week and make sure they are closer to normal
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Torkildson
38 years experience in Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Not sure: A well-known developmental psychologist named jean piaget presented data many years ago that suggested children develop an awareness of being a unique ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Catherine Winslow
33 years experience in Facial Plastic Surgery
No difference...: Both technologies use a microspot co2 laser which treats approximately 30% of the surface skin of the face with one treatment. The treatment recommend ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
See below: DNA repair genes, which BRCA 1 and 2 are, do not behave clearly as dominant or recessive, but for practical purposes you could consider these dominant ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience in Endocrinology
Smooth endo retic: Great google question and look at wikipeida
A female asked:
Dr. Peter Jenkin
48 years experience in Dermatology
It : It is very important that you use a good sunscreen as soon as you have healed from the procedure - usually 7-10 days post procedure. Since you are ha ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Uhrich
35 years experience in Psychiatry
Sounds like: A very longstanding psychological issue. Why not make an appointment with a therapist to help you sort this out?
A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dell Goodrick
31 years experience in Dentistry
Very strong: An all zirconium bridge contains no metal and is very strong. Another bridge option is a porcelain over metal bridge, which you may already have that ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Consistent hold: It is good that you care about his self-image. All household members need to agree on the approach or he'll play on it or be confused. Brief clear stm ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Neither: Any defect like trisomy 13, that involves acquiring an extra chromosome, has nothing to do with dominant or recessive genes. It occurs when usually th ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Michael Edwards
36 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Treatment : Treatment with a laser can yield a good change or improvement as long as the treatment is rendered by a properly trained and credentialed provider.
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Southard
14 years experience in Internal Medicine
Depends : In a developing fetus this can suggest chromosomal abnormalities when part of a more significant finding known as a Dandy Walker malformation, but oth ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
Probably both: As well as a variety of "unknown factors". There are plusses to big, and plusses to small. Enjoy what you've got and learn to use your entire body to ... Read More
A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
16 years experience in Pain Management
Depends on the cause: A number is just that, a number. An elevated co2 in the blood could be due to metabolic, respiratory and other systems. The body can usually compen ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Grenzer
54 years experience in Cardiology
Instead of dye: Most commonly angiograms are done with iodinated contrast material but [email protected] can be used instead. The images are not as good but it avoids allergic reat ... Read More
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
No easy answer: You're on Methotrexate and this itself may account for your elevated liver enzymes. The trivial elevation of your eosinophils isn't going to be helpfu ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Sherris
32 years experience in Facial Plastic Surgery
Yes: But it will get better in a day or two. If it does not notify your doctor.
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Dr. Fernando Torres
26 years experience in Pulmonology
Hypercapnea: There are multiple reasons why a person may have high co2 in a venous sample. The must common cause would be dehydration. But, once he is well hydrat ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randy Sussmane Stubbs
34 years experience in Sleep Medicine
Sleep study: With just a high co2 level, it is hard to tell what is really happening. We need to know how old the patient is, what comorbidities the patient has. ... Read More
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Scott Selinger
11 years experience in Internal Medicine
Looks good!: There are more values that come along with blood work and you really need to look at all of them and it also really depends as to why the blood work i ... Read More
A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Warren Foster
19 years experience in Cardiac Electrophysiology
Poor ventilation: When we breath, fresh oxygen is exchanged for CO2. This is ventilation. CO2 is a toxin that builds up in your blood as a result of your bodies metab ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Rothman
34 years experience in Internal Medicine
Acidosis: Low co2 in your labs is actually low levels of bicarbonate (sodium bicarbonate). Low bicarbonate (sodium bicarbonate) can be caused by a high carbohyd ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
33 years experience in Addiction Medicine
Earlier answer: Treat the anxiety problem to decrease hyperventilation and do frequent rebreathing in a paper bag like a lunch bag to increase co2. The only other way ... Read More

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