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A 36-year-old female asked:

Hello. my 62 year old dad who is asthmatic has covid and his oxygen level was 74 at 8pm. he has difficulty breathing and is constantly gasping and taking in small breaths to get air?

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Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Immediate attention: Your dad needs immediate medical attention and having an ambulance take him to the hospital is recommended.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Emergency: Call for emergency services. Get emergency care for difficulty breathing, blue lips or face, significant & persistent chest pain or new-onset of confusion.

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