I am having a breath problame for sometime, is it indication of respiratory acidosis? Is respiratory acidosis is life threatening? What if I delay to go to doctor for 2 weeks? as I am very busy in my work and can't have time to go to doctor. Will the delay can be life threatening? Asnswear fast please
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Respiratory acidosis is a condition where there is arterial blood ph less than 7.35 and pCO2 more than 40 mmHg. Usually occurs in chronic respiratory diseases and it is a emegenccy condition and require ICU admission. I don't think you have this. Your symptoms suggest a lung disease and consult chest specialist.
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