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I searched what the condition was and it says that "respiratory acidosis is a condition that occurs when the lungs can't remove enough of the carbon dioxide produced by the body." This means that the excess amount of CO2 will cause the ph of blood to decrease and make it more acidic.
Chantel_4B wrote:Does the CO2 make the body more acidic when it interacts with water? Or is it when it interacts with something else? Or by itself?
CO2 reacts with water to form carbonic acid (H2CO3) which is a weak acid that increases the acidity of blood
excess carbon dioxide reacts with water to make the acid H2CO3. The production of the acid H2CO3 makes the pH of our blood lower (acidic) which leads to respiratory acidosis.
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