How Does Hyperchloremic Acidosis Lead To Metabolic Acidosis?
How does hyperchloremic acidosis lead to metabolic acidosis? Severe diarrhea, laxative abuse, and kidney problems can cause lower levels of bicarbonate, the base that helps neutralize acids in blood. Respiratory acidosis also results in blood that's too acidic. But it starts in a different way, when your body has too much carbon dioxide because of a problem with your lungs. American Academy of Family Physicians: "Diabetic Ketoacidosis." National Kidney and Urologic Diseases Information Clearinghouse: "Renal Tubular Acidosis." Gennari, F. November 2008. Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology, Medscape: "Metabolic Acidosis Clinical Presentation," "Metabolic Acidosis Workup," "Metabolic Acidosis: Pathophysiology, Diagnosis and Management: Adverse Effects of Metabolic Acidosis," "Metabolic Acidosis Medication." American Diabetes Association: "DKA (Ketoacidosis) & Ketones." Scott & White Healthcare: "Metabolic Acidosis." UCSF School of Medicine: "Metabolic Acidosis -- Anion Gap." Joslin Diabetes Center: "Ketone Testing: What You Need to Know." Reviewed by Michael Dansinger on January 17, 2017 American Academy of Family Physicians: "Diabetic Ketoacidosis." National Kidne Continue reading >>