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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rashed Hasan
31 years experience Pediatrics
OSA: snoring by itself my not cause a drop in oxygen saturation, however, obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) or hypopnea/hypoventilation can. If there are conce ... Read More

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A 72-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tamanna Nahar
Specializes in Cardiology
Hypoxia: Need more info - why is the O2 sat being monitored in an otherwise healthy pt.
Dr. Amanda Stream
15 years experience Critical Care
Faulty reading: The most important step to assessing low oxygen is to make sure the pulse oximeter is reading correctly. Pulse oximeters can be effected by nail poli ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
36 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Work up: I would suggest a further evaluation for cardio pulmonary disease.
Dr. Djamchid Lotfi
58 years experience Neurology
Anxiety?!: sounds like an anxiety state to me I doubt anything serious Have a check up
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenny Chuu
12 years experience Internal Medicine
Many causes: Hi The first thing I would do is make sure the test was reliable but 89 is incredibly low. If you physically feel fine and it was truly 89, then you m ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Lung function test?: have you had a lung function test to check for lung disease? Have you had an exercise echocardiogram? Whatever it is, you need a pulmonary and a car ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Pre & post natal: The fetal or newborn heart requires significant amounts of oxygen to function &diminished levels quickly show up as a slowed heart beat (part of what ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Soren Singel
29 years experience Neurosurgery
All of the above: All of the above can happen. Full medical workup needed - check for diabetes, heart failure or arrhythmia, hypercoagulable state, pulmonary hypertens ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eric Chevlen
47 years experience Medical Oncology
Usually heart failur: The most common (but not sole) cause of pulmonary edema is heart failure. When the pumping function of the left side of the heart fails, fluid backs ... 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 female asked:
Dr. Hashmat Rajput
39 years experience Internal Medicine
Heart disease: You are not specific as what kind of heart disease? If it is heart failure you may want to know the new york heart failure classification which would ... Read More

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