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D Lactic Acidosis

Discussion in 'Gastrointestinal and Urinary' started by Amw66, Feb 8, 2018.

  1. Amw66

    Amw66 Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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    In trying to discover why my daughter felt much better on antibiotics to treat H Pylori I came across this paper- many of the symptoms are similar, and response to metronidazole, which was used as part of the treatment protocol seems to be indicative of potential D Lactic acidosis
    link to paper
    http://iv.iiarjournals.org/content/23/4/621.long#sec-1

    Deficiency in ACTH levels have also been suggested as a mechanism.

    Has anyone had experience of this?
     
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  2. MeSci

    MeSci Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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    There are quite a lot of threads on this on PR. I suspect that I have acidosis, and it may be lactic acidosis, and possibly d-lactic acidosis. I take sodium bicarbonate to try to correct it and avoid losing too much blood sodium.

    I have previously gone extremely low in sodium and ended up in hospital.
     
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