A 18-year-old male asked:
I am suffering from corona my oxygen level is 95 but facing difficulty in breathing. is this is a sign that i will have to go on a ventilator??
2 doctor answers • 2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Arnold Lentnekanswered
Infectious Disease 54 years experience
Oxygen level of 95 (I assume breathing room air, not supplemental oxygen) is fine. No where near needing a ventilator. However, if oxygen level drops below 90 see a doctor - promptly
Answered Apr 26, 2021
Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology 37 years experience
Answered Apr 27, 2021
Last updated Apr 27, 2021
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