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How dangerous is it for someone who just had surgery within the last 24 hours to have their oxygen level staying down in the 70's and low 80's?

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Dr. M. Hytham Beck
Surgery 44 years experience
Go to ER: It is NOT normal for anybody regardless of having surgery or not to have oxygen saturation in their blood that low .you need to go to the ER right away for proper evaluation and treatment. It could be dangerous life threatening condition so do not ignore it and GO

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