Lactic acidosis

What is Lactic acidosis?

When muscles and other tissues are used they produce lactic acid. This is usually cleared away in the body but when a person is very sick the lactic acid can accumulate in the body and make a person even sicker.

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Hi, I am searching for information for my mother. She has had type 2 diabetes, and fibromyalgia for ten years now. Recently she has been having...

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Hello,
Normally metformin doesn't result in lactic acidosis,although very high doses of metformin,continuing metformin in severe dehydration or...

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what is lactic acidosis...how dou get this ...i am takeing medformin 500 mg 2 pills n morn plus 1pill glipizide 10 mg then in evening 2 pills...

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Hi Marty, Lactic acidosis is a condition in which a particular form of acid accumulates in the blood making it very acidic. This happens when...

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I am going for a Cardio Angio as stress test was positive. I am diabetic and recently being treated for BP. Doctor has asked me to have light...

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A cardio Angiography requires a dye or a contrast medium to be injected .
Contrast medium can be damaging to the kidneys. Usually, this...

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