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I'm so confused please help when the kidneys secrete hydrogen ions, does the pH of the urine drop? and
when the kidneys secrete hydrogen ions, it lowers the pH of the blood also? I really appreciate any help you can give
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    On the second question kidneys secrete H+ ions when the pH becomes too low in the blood so the blood won't become too alkaline.

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