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Hemoglobin is considered a blood buffer, why would the blood pH be low?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology

In brief: Nature of a buffer

Buffers only buffer and don't really prevent pH change, only making the impact of sudden changes less.
If your pH is low, you're probably sick. In fact, every time you exercise, you drop your pH.

In brief: Nature of a buffer

Buffers only buffer and don't really prevent pH change, only making the impact of sudden changes less.
If your pH is low, you're probably sick. In fact, every time you exercise, you drop your pH.
Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology

In brief: Need more info

Blood pH can be low in metabolic acidosis and the person with a low pH is usually seriously ill.

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Blood pH can be low in metabolic acidosis and the person with a low pH is usually seriously ill.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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