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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
Specializes in Anesthesiology
Normal saline: isn't normal, there is extra chloride which causes an acidosis

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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tarek Naguib
39 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Cause makes acidosis: Normal saline is full of chlorides. Excess chlorides are a known to produce a state called normal anion gap metabolic acidosis. Since acidosis is the ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
Specializes in Anesthesiology
Respiratory: alkalosis by increasing ventilation reducing carbon dioxide
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Colin Kerr
43 years experience Family Medicine
Respir. alkalosis: There are. Try one or more of these visuals garnered by google. https://www.google.com/search?q=respiratory+alkalosis&hl=en&rls=com.microsoft:en-us&pr ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Yap
13 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
None: Metabolic alkalosis is not a food issue, and the main treatment would be to treat the underlying cause. Are you on diuretics? Do you have associated h ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlos Jesurun
47 years experience Neonatology
Baby will accommodat: Not sure how long or why you have this condition. Most people don't have this condition for very long, baby ; placenta should be able to adjust to th ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Charles Rocamboli
17 years experience Family Medicine
ABG: You need something called an arterial blood gas (abg) to get the information necessary to make that determination.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Serota
13 years experience Dermatology
Acidosis: Anything that causes decreased exhalation/obstruction (asthma, bronchitis etc.) causes a build up of CO2 and an acidosis. This question is on most me ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ziad Akl
Dr. Ziad Akl answered
30 years experience Infectious Disease
No: Respiratory alkalosis is not a symptom. It is a rise in the blood ph that occurs when you breath fast. That often happens in illnesses that also cause ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Melissa Lim
32 years experience Pulmonology
Level of CO2: The lungs help regulate the blood's ph by regulating carbon dioxide (co2) exhaled, eliminating it from the body. If not enough co2 is exhaled then it ... Read More
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