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Is respiratory alkalosis a symptom of fevers?

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Dr. Ziad Akl
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease

In brief: No

Respiratory alkalosis is not a symptom. It is a rise in the blood ph that occurs when you breath fast.
That often happens in illnesses that also cause fever. So it's a manifestation of the underlying illness, not a "symptom" of fever.

In brief: No

Respiratory alkalosis is not a symptom. It is a rise in the blood ph that occurs when you breath fast.
That often happens in illnesses that also cause fever. So it's a manifestation of the underlying illness, not a "symptom" of fever.
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