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A patient has suffered from persistent diarrhea lasting for the past seven days. Which of the following would be increased in this patient?
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The filtered load of HCO3

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The production of ammonia by the proximal tubule

C.
H+ secretion by the distal nephron

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The anion gap

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The production of new bicarbonate by the distal nephron
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I'd answer E.
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im not sure ill go for A
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My guess is C
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Persistent diarrhea - loss of HCO3 rich secretions from gall bladder and pnacreas- Metabolic acidosis- Decreasing amount of HCO3 filtered in the proximal tubule - leading to increasing ammonia and hydrogen secretion
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