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what is the normal oxygen level in adults

A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Abel
25 years experience Pediatrics
Depends: Av canal defects are a cluster of seperate defects. The oxygen saturation would depend on which defect is present and to what degree.

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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gena Kluwe
30 years experience Internal Medicine
Not normal. : Some persons with COPD can tolerate a low o2 level (usually in the high 80s or low 90s) but below 88 it's usually getting problematic even for the wor ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
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.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Many: Most people with asthma have normal oxygen level and would be those who hyperventilate. See your doctor to find out.
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrea Brand
Specializes in Family Medicine
Normal: A pulse ox ( oxygen saturation measured with a fingertip instrument) of 99% is normal.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ramon Garcia-septien
44 years experience Family Medicine
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A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rada Ivanov
30 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Upper 90-ties: Levels in the 80-es are not ok, we prescribe supplemental oxygen usually for levels below 86-88%. Bear in mind that levels at rest are higher and they ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
Greater than 96%: Greater than 96% on room air.
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Van der Werff
38 years experience Dentistry
Normal: Anything above 90% oxygen saturation is normal.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Oxygen: Oxygen at this time of year should be 96 to 98% saturated. Yours is a bit low. That alone, however, is not an indication for hospitalization. In your ... Read More
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