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What is lactic acid?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology
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In brief: Product of glucose

Metabolism. It is an intermediate in the metabolism of glucose and accumulates in the body if it cannot be completely broken down due to lack of oxygen or insulin.
See this site for more info. http://www.webmd.com/a-to-z-guides/lactic-acid-blood-test.

In brief: Product of glucose

Metabolism. It is an intermediate in the metabolism of glucose and accumulates in the body if it cannot be completely broken down due to lack of oxygen or insulin.
See this site for more info. http://www.webmd.com/a-to-z-guides/lactic-acid-blood-test.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology

In brief: Body metabolite

If you're exercising hard or not getting some part of your body the blood that it wants, your blood Lactic Acid will rise.
It can happen with some meds notably some of the antidiabetes meds. It's also the stuff in sour milk and its products.

In brief: Body metabolite

If you're exercising hard or not getting some part of your body the blood that it wants, your blood Lactic Acid will rise.
It can happen with some meds notably some of the antidiabetes meds. It's also the stuff in sour milk and its products.
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Dr. Ed Friedlander
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