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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Product of glucose: Metabolism. It is an intermediate in the metabolism of glucose and accumulates in the body if it cannot be completely broken down due to lack of oxyge ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Sucher
25 years experience in Trauma Surgery
Small amount: Lactic acid build up can occur from a variety of causes. Most times this is a limited disturbance due to a severe illness in hospitalized patients (se ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jose Barreto
13 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Increase circulation: Massage will increase local blood flow and will help with lymphatic system movement as well. These effects can help clear Lactic Acid faster.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rhett Griggs
18 years experience in Hand Surgery
Variable: Lactic acid is normal but to avoid it you must exercise in an aerobic zone. Anaerobic zones will produce Lactic Acid build up. If you have soreness, g ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Taylor
21 years experience in Critical Care
Depends on the cause: Lactic acidosis is associated with a variety of conditions, including: shock, liver disease, kidney failure, medications (e.g. Metformin), some inborn ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
Sour milk: This is the acid that makes milk go sour, and is found in sour/acid milk-based products. It's also the stuff that your muscle generate during aerobic ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ruth Spector
34 years experience in Critical Care
Compensatory: Many things can cause an increased production of Lactic Acid in our bodies. When our oxygen levels or delivery of oxygen are lower than what we need, ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Schneider
37 years experience in Dentistry
Don't stop: So, Lactic Acid builds up from working out - exercising. If you stop rather than go through a cool down period - it will build up and cause pain. Yo ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Mascia
48 years experience in Critical Care
Increased blood flow: Lactic acid levels rise when blood flow is decreased, as in shock. Increasing blood flow with fluids and drugs will restore normal metabolism and clea ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
35 years experience in Pediatrics
No they're not: Sorry to be the bearer of bad news, but the peels before reaching FULL adulthood can be dangerous to the still developing skin. The skin has not reac ... Read More

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