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The Effects of Vomiting on pH and Breathing Rate

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While visiting your family, you come down with a severe case of stomach flu. You begin vomiting and continue vomiting for more than a day, unable to keep any food or fluids down. How would you expect your condition to affect your blood pH and why would this change occur? How would it affect your urine pH and why would this change occur? What would occur to your breathing rate. and why would this occur?

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Vomit can affect the body in various ways that are examined in this solution.

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In addition to the dehydration associated with vomiting one must realize what electrolytes / ions are being lost. With repeating vomiting, a lot of what comes up is stomach acid - HCl.
<br>Therefore, when you lose a lot of ...

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