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1

invasive diarrhea

- blood
- WBC
- fever

2

osmotic diarrhea

- mannitol
- sugar
- high tonicity
- osmotic draw pulling fluid out of the body into the GIT

3

DIARRHEA

- METABOLIC ACIDOSIS
- because the colon excretes HCO3
- low potassium hypokalemia because the colon also excretes POTASSIUM
- NORMAL ANION GAP due to high chloride level

4

causes of metabolic acidosis with normal anion gap

- DIARRHEA
- RENAL TUBULAR ACIDOSIS
- due to high CHLORIDE LEVEL