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Dr. Jack Rubin
48 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Lab results: The lab results you mention, low creatinine high and egfr is low are consistent with a person with chronic kidney disease. The co2 in chronic kidney d ... Read More

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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Grenzer
55 years experience Cardiology
Instead of dye: Most commonly angiograms are done with iodinated contrast material but co@ can be used instead. The images are not as good but it avoids allergic reat ... Read More
Dr. Ronald Dreifuss
34 years experience Radiology
Another contrast: Co2 gas is used as the contrast agent rather than iodinated dye. It is usually reserved for people with allergic history to iodinated dye or poor ren ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Not a problem: CO2 is the end point of natural metabolism and is given off by your breathing and any plants in your house. The amount of CO2 is not toxic in any way ... Read More
Dr. Forrest Jones
Specializes in Family Medicine
Carbon monoxide? : CO2 - carbon dioxide - would not a be a problem. But CO - carbon MONOXIDE - is life-threatening. If you suspect carbon monoxide, then have a specialis ... Read More
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Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
38 years experience Internal Medicine
CO2: Is it CO2 which we make when we exhale or CO carbon monoxide a colorless, ordorless gas that is produced from combustion ( gas heat, gas stoves, cars ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Zimmet
43 years experience Aesthetic Medicine
% of area treated: Co2 laser is treatment of the entire surface of the skin of an area. While it yields the most dramatic improvement it also has the longest recovery an ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Catherine Winslow
34 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
No difference...: Both technologies use a microspot co2 laser which treats approximately 30% of the surface skin of the face with one treatment. The treatment recommend ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
48 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
CO2 level of 16: A serum co2 level of 16 is abnormal. A full listing of the causes of a low serum co2 is beyond the space limitations offered here. For a full list of ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
CO2 IS A GAS: Co2 stands for carbon dioxide a gas which is produced in our bodies and is exhaled with each breath as a waste product.
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A male asked:
Dr. Warren Wolfe
58 years experience Family Medicine
Need more info: I think you are referring to carbon dioxide. That is a gas normally found in animal respiration or in the decay of animal & vegetable matter. Some ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
41 years experience Internal Medicine
All : All plants participate in photosynthesis, a chemical reaction that converts carbon dioxide into organic compounds such as sugars, using the energy fro ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Carbon Dioxide: Poisoning: http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/carbon-monoxide/basics/definition/con-20025444

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