A 28-year-old male asked:
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does blood oxygen saturation drop before the onset of a stroke?

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Not usually: Not usually.
Answered on Jan 28, 2016
Dr. George Horng
19 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
typically no: Typically no unless the stroke affects breathing.
Answered on Jan 28, 2016
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