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Lactic acidosis

A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ayo Adu
Dr. Ayo Aduanswered
Sports Medicine 16 years experience
Lactate + low pH: Lowered ph in your blood accompanied with a build-up of lactate.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
Nephrology and Dialysis 50 years experience
Lactic acidosis: Severe lactic acidosis (la) is often associated with poor prognosis. Recognition and correction of the underlying process is the major step in the tr... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Yes: Many foods are acidic in nature and so anything acidic can make an acidosis worse. Alkaline diets (increasing avocado, kale, spinach, cucumber, celery... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlo Hatem
Pulmonary Critical Care 27 years experience
Dangerous condition: The body generates energy by breaking down fat and sugar thru a very efficient mechanism that uses oxygen and produces carbon dioxide and water. When ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Qura Rashid
Allergy and Immunology 8 years experience
Unlikely: Theoretically Metformin can cause lactic acidosis but in setting of normal kidney function it is extremely unlikely. Liver disease and concurrent alco... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Determine cause: Many causes of this. Treatment is directed at the underlying cause. The underlying cause is often apparent from simple review of history and observa... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
A Verified Doctoranswered
Endocrinology 53 years experience
Lactic acidosis: Please go online to "www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/" and look up lactic acidosis and diabetes. It won't be easy reading but worth a look. You can also go to ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
Pain Management 29 years experience
See below: La arises from impairment of gluconeogenesis. Lactic acid is generated both in the liver and muscle and is oxidized to pyruvic acid and then converted... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
Internal Medicine 32 years experience
Not necessarily: Unless yo develop tissue breakdown or get dehydrated. Remain hydrated
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Unusual diagnosis: Caused by production and absorption of d-lactic acid in colon. This occurs when glucose and carbohydrates are delivered to the colon and are metaboli... Read More
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