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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Van der Werff
39 years experience Dentistry
Normal: Anything above 90% oxygen saturation is normal.

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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marc Rosenthal
Specializes in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Many: Hypoxia into the 60s is quite serious. Risks include, but are not limited to, hypertension, heart failure, stroke, heart attack, and even death.
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Dr. Albert Pizzo
60 years experience Family Medicine
Sleep apnea: This is a serious condition. Low levels mean that your system esp. Your brain is suffering from periodic deprivation of normal oxidation of the blood ... 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 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patrick Melder
27 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
YES: Hypoxia (low oxygen) does not always occur in apnea. It may indicate that your apnea is not severe. But sleep apnea causes other physiologic strains t ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
43 years experience General Surgery
Sleep study: you need to see a lung doctor for sleep study and pulmonery function test. they can evaluate you and treat you.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes.: Don't really have any choice. Not sure why your levels are low or how low, but staying awake eternally is not an option. If low levels are due to a ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Jacobson
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Nl pulse ox 95-100: Severe low oxygen os when pulse oxymetry (that meter the doctor puts on your finger) drops below 80.Below that the person can become delirious, suffer ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hesham Hassaballa
22 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Above 90%: Normally, oxygen saturation should stay above 90% during sleep.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Seema Khosla
22 years experience Sleep Medicine
Have a sleep study: This may be due to obstructive sleep apnea. If you have documented low oxygen levels at night, see your doctor. You may also have a lung disease or ca ... Read More
A 70-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Depends: For people with established heart or lung disease it can be a normal reading. However, if you have no established heart or lung problems your saturati ... Read More
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