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A 24-year-old member asked:

I use a cpap machine and during the day i feel short of breath but my o2 sat is 99%. is that normal?

3 doctor answers6 doctors weighed in
Dr. Albert Pizzo
Family Medicine 61 years experience
Short of breath: Yes that is a normal oxygen level. See your doctor as to why you are shourt of breath.
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
52 years experience
Short of breath: If you are short of breath with normal oxygenation, that implies you have an increased work of breathing. You should see your doctor and get checked out.
Dr. Louis Gallia
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial 46 years experience
No: Not normal. Many reasons for shortness of breath. See your regular MD.
Last updated Sep 23, 2018


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