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Help! could someone have normal oxygen saturation while can't breathe?

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Dr. Azmat Qayyum answered

Specializes in Pulmonary Critical Care

People with different conditions can have normal oxygen saturation but could have difficulty breathing . Asthma. Copd. Pulmonary. Embolism etc.

Answered Nov 28, 2017

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Dr. Frank Mayo answered

Specializes in Pulmonary Critical Care

Inability to breathe does not necessarily intrerfere with oxygen delivery.

Answered Nov 23, 2013

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