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does sodium bicarbonate help with dehydration in adults

A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam King
Dr. Adam King answered
15 years experience Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
No: Sodium bicarbonate is a symptom relief measure used in adults experiencing heartburn or reflux. Adults have kidneys that can get rid of the extra b ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kalyani Perumal
29 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Acid-base handling: Bicarbonate (sodium bicarbonate) is the one of the major buffers for acids consumed (diet) and produced by our body( metabolism). Checking bicarb leve ... Read More
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nisha Manek
Specializes in Rheumatology
Acute Gout: Sodium bicarbonate, (sodium bicarbonate) once it enters the stomach, turns into water and a carbon dioxide gas. The pH of blood is unaffected. Therefo ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
It is not: Sodium bicarbonate is not a treatment for parakeratosis. You need to address the cause of this pathological observation.
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
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Serum bicarbonate (sodium bicarbonate): Bicarbonate (sodium bicarbonate) in our blood acts as an essentisl acid buffer. Its concentration is tightly governed and regulated between 22 and 28 ... Read More
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Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
Not as effective: Not as effective as having your teeth professionally cleaned by the Dentist/Hygienist, and then brushing 2x/day for 2 full minutes by the clock w a wh ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
No: Drink lots of plain water, not bicarb.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jane Van Dis
18 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: No, you can safely cook with bicarbonate (sodium bicarbonate) sodium (baking soda) while pregnant. Most commonly this is used as a leavening agent in ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Amerling
40 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Could be: Bicarbonate (sodium bicarbonate) of 32 mEq is clearly abnormal and should be evaluated by a nephrologist. Since it appears you also have hypokalemia ( ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Abby Caplin
40 years experience Integrative Medicine
Help with nausea: If you are dealing with nausea, a small amount might help, along with the ginger tea. You'll probably burp a bit. This is not something you want to be ... Read More

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