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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Elton
33 years experience in Pulmonology
No: 92% is not severely abnormal but is abnormal for someone who is otherwise healthy and as young as you. Note that pulse oximetry is not perfect technol ... Read More

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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience in Internal Medicine
Normal.: Because the machines are not always precise or accurate. They can be misled by a variety of factors. Don't use the meter to check your pulse either. ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sanjay Agarwal
25 years experience in Pulmonology
No: In general, it does not. If it happens in your case, please seek help.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tony Su
Dr. Tony Su answered
32 years experience in Pulmonary Critical Care
Several factors: Several factors determine oxygen saturation. These include the amount of oxygen you breathe, the ability of the lungs to extract oxygen, the amount of ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
Nothing by itself: There is probably a very mild anemia, the white count is minimally up, and as far as I am concerned the platelets are still in the healthy range. As a ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shirlene Moten
31 years experience in Family Medicine
Microcytic anemia: If you are anemic & your RDW (red blood cell distribution width), is elevated then there are many causes that could be responsible. Since it actually ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
Neither: Continue the workup, starting with a good history and physical exam including a stool check for blood, and a reticulocyte count.
A female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
No worry: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. ... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Lewis
43 years experience in Urology
Normal: Normal 24-hour Albumin urine excretion is.
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joshua Liberman
20 years experience in Cardiology
Possibly: With severe or "decompensated" congestive heart failure, the oxygen saturation is frequently low due to the pint of water in the lungs. As this condit ... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lucas Bryant
8 years experience in Facial Plastic Surgery
More information: Hello, unfortunately more information is needed than just posting a lab result. Do you have a specific question we can try to answer on this forum? Ot ... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stanley Lightfoot
57 years experience in Pathology
No: Your hemoglobin is high not low that is the most probalbe reason your ferritin is low i simply would check my hemoglobin and the other tests in 6 1 ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience in Internal Medicine
Looks normal.: Indicates normal.
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Kaplan
Dr. Ed Kaplan answered
38 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
Probably reactive: You are anemic and the numbers are suspicious for iron deficiency. If you are a healthy 34 year-old who menstruates regularly, you could easily be lo ... Read More
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
What is the question: Please rephrase your question to get a better answer. Please discuss in detail with his hematologist. The fact that hematologist gave the iron- means ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Kaplan
11 years experience in Psychiatry
Unknown: We are much better at answering what DID NOT cause such an event than what did. Follow your doctor's recommendations regarding referrals for such th ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Juan Merayo-Rodriguez
22 years experience in Pathology
Iron deficiency: These lab results are highly suggestive of ferropenic anemia(iron deficiency) more at http://www.Nlm.Nih.Gov/medlineplus/ency/article/000584.Htm ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
26 years experience in Internal Medicine
Iron deficient: You have significant iron deficient anemia. While the origin of it may not be apparent you will need full work up to identify the source for the bleed ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Marwan Akasheh
38 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
Diabetes: You are diabetic, and it is affecting your kidneys due to poor control with high trg you also have anemia due to the decrease in the production of ery ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience in Cardiology
See below: Your atrial septal defect and atrial septal aneurysm are sufficient to account for a RAD. You need to ask the echo reader to quantitate the amount of ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Morton Levitt
48 years experience in Pathology
Anemia in COPD: This scholarly article explains: http://cdn.Intechopen.Com/pdfs/30558/intechanemia_in_chronic_obstructive_pulmonary_disease.Pdf. It appears that the ... Read More
A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
Kidney down briefly?: Both are a bit high for a man in his mid-40s especially if your bodybuilding days are over. Might you have been recovering from a subclinical bout of ... Read More
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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
47 years experience in Nephrology and Dialysis
Anemia in a 70'er: The 70 year old person likely has chronic kidney disease (CKD), despite having a normal level creatinine. Have that person see a nephrologist for a 24 ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
No: No it does not.

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