Respiratory Acidosis

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While the lungs cannot remove the overwhelming amount of carbon dioxide in the body during respiratory acidosis this causes most bodily fluids including the pH of the blood to decrease, making them acidic. The body is usually able to level the ions that control acidity. The level can be counted on a scale of 14. Acidosis happens when the blood streams pH levels fall below 7.35, the normal level is between 7.35 and 7.45. Respiratory acidosis, also known as respiratory failure or ventilatory failure, is started by an underlying condition or disease.
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