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Low carbon dioxide in blood treatment

A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matt Wachsman
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
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
A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 34 years experience
Ask ordering doctor: 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 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Olivia Liao
Ophthalmology 32 years experience
Ask the ordering doc: Since there is not enough information presented here to answer accurately.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Hard to say: Random test results reported with no history or exam findings make it impossible to decide if they are important or not. The normal values vary somet... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Humphreys
Plastic Surgery 43 years experience
Yes: Many plastic surgeons do laser treatments as part of their practice along with surgical procedures.
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Dr. Christina Adberg
Gynecology 27 years experience
Gyn oncologists: Most general gynecologists don't dabble in lasers. They are primarily used for vulvar and vaginal dysplasias. A gynecologic oncologist would most like... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 23 years experience
Not common: That is a not a common approach to the treatment of a bartholins cyst. You will likely have to contact doctors in your area and ask this specific ques... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 34 years experience
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
36 years experience
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
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Asaf Presente
Pulmonary Critical Care 17 years experience
Low CO2, alkalemia: Deep or rapid breathing removes more gaseous co2 leading to less co2 in the blood and associated alkalemia - it has a minimal effect on oxygenation ex... Read More
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