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How you check oxygen levels

A 65-year-old male asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
? Faulty reading: Unless you are adviced by your doctor to monitor your oxygen levels for a particular condition you have, I wouldn't advice doing what you do, which ca ... Read More

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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Simon Rosenberg
46 years experience Dentistry
Get Pulse Oximeter: There are simple pulse oximetry that are geared to consumers which fit over your finger and measure oxygen in the blood and are amazingly affordable.
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A 82-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Roman
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Oxygen : level is ok. But if she doesn't feel well or look well go by that. Not just the numbers
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Goldstein
22 years experience Pediatrics
Out of breath: At your age, feeling out of breath with little exertion is abnormal. An oxygen level check from a year ago is no longer relevant. Your problem could ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
25 years experience Pediatrics
Pulse ox: Unusually low pulse oximetry levels are usually due to equipment malfunction. These errors can be due to taking measurements with cold fingers, finge ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Ciechanowski
40 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Altitude: airplanes are pressurized only to 10000 feet but fly at 30000 therefore the drop in SaO2. Problems arise in some patients with COPD with a severe drop ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
37 years experience Family Medicine
Check it out: If it were me i would either seek a second opinion or seek some psychological help for the panic
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
See below: Atrial septal defect, as the name implies, is a gap in the wall separating the upper chambers of the heart. You may consult this site for more info: h ... Read More
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A 5-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nassir Azimi
23 years experience Interventional Cardiology
Seems normal: Aks your pediatrician however.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
22 years experience Cardiology
It could be many : Could be many things....Most serious would involve heart or lung problems as shortness of breath falls right in the middle. Okay vital signs is good ... Read More
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