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Good DayMetabolic acidosis
is when the body acids are more in the body, like lactic acid, aceoacetic acid etc. It happens in metabolic disorders like Lactic acidosis
and uncontrolled Diabetes
which causes Diabetic ketoacidosis
Anion gap is the unmeasurable anions in the blood which is contributing to acidosis.
Formula is [Na + K]-[Cl + HCO3] ions.
Normal is 10-12mEg/L
Higher the acids in the blood, more is the Anion gap