U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
Top answers from doctors based on your search:
Disclaimer

What does it mean when your oxygen level is low

A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
Addiction Medicine 34 years experience
Oxygen: The normal o2 in the blood is calculated as that which should be calculated by knowing the lung, the age, water vapor pressure, etc. Very complicated.... Read More

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Educational text
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara Stark Baxter
Allergy and Immunology 42 years experience
Lung disease: Is the commonest reason for a low level of oxygen in the blood. It can also happen in heart disease if the heart is failing and fluid builds up in oth... Read More
A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Douglas
Orthodontics 51 years experience
Sleep Study: A sleep physician will order a sleep study that will clarify your condition. CPAP is the usual initial treatment, but your sleep physician will be the... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 50 years experience
It depends on the de: It means there is less than normal oxygen level in the blood. If the lungs are diseased, oxygen transfer from the breathed air to the blood is impaire... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Low oxygen: Disorientation, drowsiness and confusion.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
A Verified Doctoranswered
A US doctor answeredLearn more
See details: It means the oxygen saturation in your blood is 91% which is mildly reduced.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hashmat Rajput
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Low oxygen: How low is too low? At 55% and low loss of consciousness and cardiopulmonary failure.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marius Frasie
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Need more oxygen: Oxygen saturation should be higher you need higher flow and or other treatment to address low oxygen. Could be a lung/ heart problem or combination. L... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Hypoxic: A person who is poorly oxygenated is hypoxic.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
High is good.: Well you would anticipate 95 to 100% oxygen saturation for a young healthy adult. The lower the oxygen saturation the more concern.

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Educational text
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership