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Respiratory acidosis: Introduction

Respiratory acidosis: respiratory acidosis is acidosis (abnormally increased acidity of the blood) due to decreased ventilation of the pulmonary alveoli, leading to elevated arterial carbon dioxide concentration. See detailed information below for a list of 35 causes of Respiratory acidosis, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Respiratory acidosis:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Respiratory acidosis. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Respiratory acidosis: Symptom Checker

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Respiratory acidosis: Comorbid Symptoms

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Respiratory acidosis

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Respiratory acidosis: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Respiratory acidosis

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Respiratory acidosis: Related Rare Diseases

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Respiratory acidosis: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Causes of Respiratory acidosis listed in Disease Database:

Other medical conditions listed in the Disease Database as possible causes of Respiratory acidosis as a symptom include:

Definitions of Respiratory acidosis:

Excess retention of carbon dioxide in the body resulting from ventilatory impairment.
- (Source - Diseases Database)

Acidosis resulting from reduced gas exchange in the lungs (as in emphysema or pneumonia); excess carbon dioxide combines with water to form carbonic acid which increases the acidity of the blood
- (Source - WordNet 2.1)

Excess retention of carbon dioxide in the body resulting from ventilatory impairment.
- (Source - CRISP)

Detailed list of causes of Respiratory acidosis

The list below shows some of the causes of Respiratory acidosis mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Respiratory acidosis?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Respiratory acidosis. Of the 35 causes of Respiratory acidosis that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 2 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 4 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 30 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Respiratory acidosis:

The following list of conditions have 'Respiratory acidosis' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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What are the alternative names for Respiratory acidosis:

Acidosis, respiratory, Blood carbon dioxide raised, Hypercapnia, Hypercarbia
- (Source - Diseases Database)

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Medical Conditions associated with Respiratory acidosis:

Respiratory tract symptoms (5166 causes), Breathing symptoms (3381 causes), Metabolic symptoms (391 causes), Blood symptoms (2297 causes), Throat symptoms (3410 causes), Mouth symptoms (6864 causes), Breath symptoms (3023 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Face symptoms (8109 causes), Abnormal blood test symptoms (1538 causes)

Symptoms related to Respiratory acidosis:

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Diaphragm paralysis, Severe kyphoscoliosis, Guillain-Barre syndrome (5 causes), Myasthenia gravis, Muscular dystrophy, Obesity hypoventilation syndrome, CNS depression, Drugs

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