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What is Metabolic Acidosis?

What is Metabolic Acidosis?

  • 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.
  • Metabolic Acidosis: 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).
    Source - WordNet 2.1

Metabolic Acidosis: Introduction

Types of Metabolic Acidosis:

Broader types of Metabolic Acidosis:

How serious is Metabolic Acidosis?

Complications of Metabolic Acidosis: see complications of Metabolic Acidosis

What causes Metabolic Acidosis?

Causes of Metabolic Acidosis: see causes of Metabolic Acidosis

What are the symptoms of Metabolic Acidosis?

Symptoms of Metabolic Acidosis: see symptoms of Metabolic Acidosis

Complications of Metabolic Acidosis: see complications of Metabolic Acidosis

Can anyone else get Metabolic Acidosis?

More information: see contagiousness of Metabolic Acidosis
Inheritance: see inheritance of Metabolic Acidosis

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Metabolic Acidosis: Emergency Medical Physician, Internist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Metabolic Acidosis.
Treatments for Metabolic Acidosis: see treatments for Metabolic Acidosis
Research for Metabolic Acidosis: see research for Metabolic Acidosis

Name and Aliases of Metabolic Acidosis

Main name of condition: Metabolic Acidosis

Other names or spellings for Metabolic Acidosis:

Acidosis, metabolic Source - Diseases Database


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