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A 51-year-old female asked:

had normal pulmonary function tests. but oxygen levels go down in 80s when running housework heart rate goes up too. what's wrong?

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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Pulmonology 36 years experience
Mgt: This is potentially quite serious and I would advise a full pulmonary work up. There are several conditions which may cause a decrease in O2 saturation.

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