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Acidosis is the occurrence of body fluids containing an excessive amount of acid, states Healthline. Metabolic acidosis happens when kidneys do not eliminate acid properly, and respiratory acidosis occurs when lungs reta... More »

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Symptoms of respiratory acidosis include fatigue, becoming tired easily, confusion, shortness of breath and sleepiness, states Healthline. A person with metabolic acidosis may experience rapid and shallow breathing, conf... More »

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Metabolic shock is a symptom of metabolic acidosis, which occurs when the body produces an excess of acid, or cannot rid itself of acid build-up. It can lead to rapid breathing, lethargy, confusion and in severe cases, d... More »

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