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Dr. Michael Sparacino
37 years experience Family Medicine
See below: Carbon dioxide is a powerful stimulant of breathing.

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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Melissa Gowans
21 years experience Pediatrics
Respiratory acidosis: It doesn't. Increased carbon dioxide causes a acidic shift in the blood. The kidneys will try to buffer the acidosis by excreting hydrogen ion. If the ... Read More
Dr. Fernando Garcia
35 years experience Anesthesiology
Carbon Dioxide : Good question. Your kidneys have many functions. One is to maintain ph balance. When your body accumulates too much carbon dioxide(co2) your kidneys w ... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Numbers are numbers: Numbers are just numbers, so the significance of them must be looked at in the context of a patient's real-life situation. The first thing a doctor co ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Passer
35 years experience Child Psychiatry
Confused?: Co2 is dissolved in the blood. It is related to the ph of the blood. The higher the co2, the lower the ph and visa versa. When the co2 goes up, one br ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Lin
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Here are some ...: Was the reported value from a one-time test? Do you have problem to breath? How is the significance of this value possibly implying to your clinical s ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
What units?: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Atul Singh
28 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
High bicarbonate (sodium bicarbonate) : Simple answers yes. The high bicarbonate (sodium bicarbonate) is usually due to another process and either the kidney or the ling change the levels. W ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randy Sussmane Stubbs
35 years experience Sleep Medicine
Respiration: When you exercise multiple physiological processes occur. You metabolize more thus producing more co2. Co2 is scrubbed from the blood by the lungs to ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anifat Balogun
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Reference Range CO2: A pediatric reference range for carbon dioxide is 18-27 meq/l. What is the context?
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matt Wachsman
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Loss or acidosis: Loss of carbon dioxide (as carbon dioxide) can occur in anything that makes you breathe heavily for a long period of time. (being on a ventilator as o ... Read More
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