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Electrolyte Depletion Disorder

Electrolyte Depletion Disorder

Metabolic acidosis may be a serious problem and is a sign of some illnesses. It happens when your body makes too much acid or your kidneys do not get rid of enough acid. Your doctor will work to find the cause of your metabolic acidosis and treat the problem.

Name

Metabolic Acidosis

About this topic

Metabolic acidosis may be a serious problem and is a sign of some illnesses. It happens when your body makes too much acid or your kidneys do not get rid of enough acid. Your doctor will work to find the cause of your metabolic acidosis and treat the problem.

What drugs may be needed?

Change your blood pH,Bring your blood sugar levels to a normal range

Body systems

Ambulatory Care,Endocrine and Metabolic

What are other common names?

Acidosis,Dehydration Acidosis,Hyperchloremic Acidosis,Lactic Acidosis

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