A 52-year-old female asked:
Is it ok to stop using oxygen? i've been using supplemental oxygen since my lung surgery 4 months ago. my o2 levels are now in the upper 90's, heart
2 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
Nephrology and Dialysis 12 years experience
Not until evaluated: By your doctor. You should be re-access under the supervision of you doctor to make sure than you don't desaturate and become hypoxic.
5.3k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Oxygen; lung surgery: Best to ask surgeon and pulmonologist if stopping o2 is ok. They may wish to taper off. But basically they know your case well & can better determine your lung & heart status.
5.3k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Sep 28, 2016
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