A 19-year-old male asked:
doctors, please answer me! if the oximeter says my oxygen is 97, does this mean my brain is getting enough oxygen? even if im on my cpap 5 cm? im 19.
2 doctor answers
Dr. James Ferguson answered
45 years experience Pediatrics
Level is fine: Any reading above 94% reflects adequate oxygenation and should bring no worries.Below 94% might indicate some lung or other issue that deserves looking into.
Answered on Jul 20, 2020
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