A 44-year-old member asked:
why can't i breath but my oxygen saturation level is good?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Matthew Majzun answered
13 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Shortness of breath: ...Is caused by many abnormalities in the body, not simply low o2 levels. Some patients can have significant shortness of breath from copd, pneumonia, asthma and other illnesses without a low o2 level. If you continue to have trouble, you should see a doctor for evaluation to figure out why this is happening.
Answered on Sep 21, 2020
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