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Acidosis related to rapid breathing?

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Dr. Benjamin Nguyen
Anesthesiology
2 doctors agree

In brief: No

Rapid breathing causes a respiratory alkalosis, not acidosis.
Patients with a metabolic acidosis may try to compensate with rapid breathing.

In brief: No

Rapid breathing causes a respiratory alkalosis, not acidosis.
Patients with a metabolic acidosis may try to compensate with rapid breathing.
Dr. Benjamin Nguyen
Dr. Benjamin Nguyen
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