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A 30-year-old female asked:

can you use ammonium lactate lotion for discoloration under your underarms.

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Dr. Glynis Ablon
Dermatology 29 years experience
It may help a little: but it can be irritating as it is an acid and the skin under arm is thin

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What are the diseases that are associated with elevated ammonia and lactate levels?

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Dr. Mark Diamond
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Many: There is a large list of conditions that result in elevated ammonia and/or lactate. The body chemistry is malfunctioning, often thru a genetic defect. There are many chemical pathways that may go awry in these situations and can be very serious, even life threatening. You must see your doctor , if these conditions occur.
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Could i make myself lactate without being pregnant?

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Yes.: Theoretically, enough stimulation of the glands involving lactation can result in milk production. Certain medications can elevate hormones that may result in lactation as well.
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What happens to the lactate that's the result of fermentation in the muscles?

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Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
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It gets...: ...Further oxidized to carbon dioxide and water once oxygen supply comes back.
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A 22-year-old male asked:

What is the difference between sodium lactate (hartman solution ) and ringer lactate ?

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Dr. Anand Patel
Pediatrics 26 years experience
Different ionic conc: Neither hartmann's solution nor lactated ringer's solution are plain sodium lactate. Both contain other ions. See http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/hartmann%27s_solution and http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/lactated_ringer%27s_solution for some details.
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What is the lactate hormon and how is it affecting pregnancy?

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Dr. Alison Stuebe
Obstetrics and Gynecology 20 years experience
Helping baby grow : Human placental lactogen is a hormone that directs energy to the baby through mom's placenta. It also increases mom's glucose levels in the second half of pregnancy.

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