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Lactic acidosis

A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ayo Adu
Dr. Ayo Adu answered
14 years experience Sports Medicine
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
48 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
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
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlo Hatem
25 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
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
6 years experience Allergy and Immunology
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 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Not a common: Symptom.
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
27 years experience Internal Medicine
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
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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
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
27 years experience Pain Management
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
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
30 years experience Internal Medicine
Not necessarily: Unless yo develop tissue breakdown or get dehydrated. Remain hydrated
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