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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
30 years experience Holistic Medicine
Hypoxia: Lowered oxygen to any area will cause decrease in function, in the brain, confusion, and lethargy, and sometimes headache.

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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. J. C. DiGiacomo
35 years experience General Surgery
No: Only high concentrations of oxygen, above 70%, for an extended period of time, measured in days, will cause long term pulmonary injury. Routine medic ... Read More
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Dr. ALADIN MARIANO
49 years experience Thoracic Surgery
It depends...: ....On oxygen concentration and degree of exposure. There is no question that 100% oxygen can damage surfactant. But, i doubt whether usual nasal o2 o ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Usually not related: If a person has a normal amount of hemoglobin, regardless of how many red blood cells he has, the amount of oxygen supplied to the various parts of hi ... Read More
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
No: You're misled on two different points. Both are subtle. First, iron deficiency will make you feel unwell before you become anemic by depleting iron in ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Walid Samaan
37 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
1 week: withen 1st week on average
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
36 years experience Clinical Psychology
Depends on how low: None, sudden muscle cramps, loss of appetite, weakness, fatigue, dry skin, risk for salt related hi blood pressure, weaker bones..... Get it up w/ ban ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nadeem Shaikh
31 years experience Internal Medicine
Nope: nope
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
24 years experience Emergency Medicine
Not good ones: 72% sat is usually associated with confusion or general decrease in mental status and often difficulty breathing. If none of the above, check the equi ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
A great unknown: It's very hard to identify true magnsium deficiency by lab work in people not otherwise ill, since most of the body's magnesium is inside the cells. I ... Read More

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