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Metabolic acidosis: metabolic acidosis is a process which if unchecked leads to acidemia (i.e. blood pH is low (less than 7.35) due to increased production of H+ by the body or the inability of the body to form bicarbonate (HCO3-) in the kidney. See detailed information below for a list of 223 causes of Metabolic acidosis, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
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Acidosis and bicarbonate concentration in the body fluids resulting either from the accumulation of acids or the abnormal loss of bases from the body (as in diarrhea or renal disease)
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Medical Conditions associated with Metabolic acidosis:
Symptoms related to Metabolic acidosis:
Lethargy (399 causes), Stupor (98 causes), Coma (862 causes), Seizures (2418 causes), Arrhythmias (172 causes), Ventricular tachycardia, Decreased response to epinephrine, Hypotension (575 causes), Lactic acidosis (76 causes), Ketoacidosis (22 causes), Chronic renal failure (67 causes), Rhabdomyolsis, Pancreatic fistula, Renal tubular acidosis, Glue sniffing, uereto-sigmoidostomy
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