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Bad Oxygen Sensor Symptoms
If the oxygen finger sensor showers good oxygen level. Does that mean your getting good oxygen to you brain as well?
I have copd, was put on oxygen due to a bad cold and low oxygen levels. Why am i short of breath while on this oxygen? It's set at 2.
Several Factors: Your shortness of breath can be due to inadequate oxygen getting into your blood. This is a function of gas exchange. It might be manageable by increasing your oxygen, but you should check with your doctor first. Sometimes increasing the oxygen can actually make you breathe in and out less, resulting in the retention of carbon dioxide - which is bad. Good luck and feel free to ask more. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Oxygen was 89 and under for 3 min total out of 7 hrs lowest being 83% highest 99% during home oxygen study is this bad? Want me on oxygen at night.
I have had bad daily headakes for 2years, I have tried lots I meds that haven't helped. My friend said that oxygen can help! I that true?
Discuss...: Discuss your symptoms, evaluation needed and treatment plan with your physician. Oxygen therapy has shown to be effective for cluster headaches; however, your brief description doesn't sound like cluster headaches (although they do occur daily, they usually do not persist for two years without any intermittent pain free months) ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: Any oxygen saturation above 90% is ok, but most healthy people have oxygen sats between 95-100%. But, even being 94% can be normal. Oxygen saturation varies minute to minute, so one simple measurement may not give the whole picture. Moreover, pulse oximetry can be notoriously inaccurate, so make sure the measurement is truly accurate. But, in general, 95% saturation is great. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Why is it bad to breathe pure oxygen and is it true it strips down the molecules to a single electron or what?
I have really bad lungs and i'm on oxygen it barely helps I have scoleoies ashma so it pushes up on my diafram what can I do to make it better?
At your age?: First you need to stop smoking. You need to see an allergist or pulmonologist to get a better treatment plan and to find out if you have a protein deficiency known as alpha1 antitrypsin which can lead to early emphysema. I have yet had a patient with asthma needing oxygen at your age even with a smoker. Yes scoliosis can impact your lung capacity and i hope you have been under orthopedic care. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
HOW MUCH TIME does advair 250/50 take to show improvement in S.O.B symptoms from oxygen trapping(170%) in lungs?
1 week: withen 1st week on averageGet a more detailed answer ›
How much < 90: A former patient of mine ( now adult) had resting o2 levels of around 88-90 for most of her childhood due to her complex heart disease. The impact of transient low levels has a lot to do with how low & what additional metabolic levels occurred at the same time. Fetal oxygen levels seldom rise above 60 prior to birth but their metabolism can handle this. Don't assume brain injury is expected. ...Read more
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