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A 32-year-old male asked:
Is it possible to have too much co2 in blood test for electrolytes, serum? I got 31 meq/l Does it mean I'm not getting enough o2? My pulse lately high
A 77-year-old female asked:
71, former smoker, had a cat scan recently due to high co2 (32) in my lab test. No sleep apnea (tested). Other cause? My blood pressure med (hctz)?
Dr. Tambi Jarmi answered
22 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
It is the HCTZ (hydrochlorothiazide): Hctz (hydrochlorothiazide) causes intravascular volume depletion and elevated co2. Discuss with your pcp to change it and no need for any testing.
A 44-year-old male asked:
Lym% 16.8, lym ABS 0.9 and CO2 is 34 at yearly blood test. DR didn't bring it up. What do those levels mean? Should I be concerned?
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Can lisonpril cause slight elevated co2 levels? I was on it for a week.Blood test showed slight dehydration and slight elev co2. Had diarrhea also.
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