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Doctor insights on: The Route That Blood Takes From The Heart To The Lungs And Back

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I have a blood oxy reading of 73 and i have no breath and weak as a kitten, my lungs are clear heart checks ok but in pain due to a bad back condition, i would like your input. thanks ron?

I have a blood oxy reading of 73 and i have no breath and weak as a kitten, my lungs are clear heart checks ok but in pain due to a bad back condition, i would like your input.   thanks  ron?

Hypoxic Kitty see Dr: Pulse ox reading are normally 95 to 100. Under 90 is low. I do not know your baseline pulse ox. Maybe you have COPD? However with all of those symptoms I suggest you go to the ER to rule out life threatening conditions like Pulmonary Embolism, pneumonia, sepsis, heart attack, disseting aortic aneurysm, anemia or something else. Need pain treatment plan so less pain. They say cats have 9 lives. ...Read more

Lung (Definition)

Deoxygenated blood enters the lungs from the right side of the heart and travels to the lungs. When you inspire, oxygen flows into the lungs, transverses the capilliares and attaches to hemoglobin down a gradient. At the same time, co2 diffuses into the capilaries and is expelled with exhalation. Oxygen rich blood then flows to the left side of the heart and into the ...Read more


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27 female 240lbs 5'8 all heart test and lung xrays and blood work came back good. Doctor said anxiety might be problem. I need help?

27 female 240lbs 5'8 all heart test and lung xrays and blood work came back good. Doctor said anxiety might be problem. I need help?

Chest pain: persistent pain requires an explanation so keep asking your physician to leave no stone upturned.Anxiety as a cause is a diagnosis of exclusion,given your age not an improbable cause if all other causes have been excluded. ...Read more

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Lungs, heart both fine. Blood in saliva. Tooth broken at gum line and one broken in back of mouth. Used to smoke. Still use ecig and vaping.

Lungs, heart both fine. Blood in saliva. Tooth broken at gum line and one broken in back of mouth. Used to smoke. Still use ecig and vaping.

See dentist ASAP: Blood in saliva can be a sign that you are at risk for, or already have, gum disease. Untreated gingivitis can lead to the tooth loss and other health problems. See your dentist ASAP because the sooner you treat it the better the outcome. ...Read more

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Is it true that a build-up of fluid in the lungs will result in a reduced amount of oxygen in the blood returning to the heart?

Is it true that a build-up of fluid in the lungs will result in a reduced amount of oxygen in the blood returning to the heart?

If Bad Enough: The lungs have remarkable capacity to overcome problems with what we'd call "gas exchange", but if enough of the lung tissue is taken out of the picture (eg by being covered in fluid) then yes, the amount of oxygen brought back to the heart will definitely fall. ...Read more

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Is the blood pressure in the lungs separate from the heart blood pressure?

Is the blood pressure in the lungs separate from the heart blood pressure?

Yes: Oxygen poor venous blood flows to the right side of the heart. It is then pumped into the lungs, and from there goes to the left side of the heart which pumps it into the arteries to the entire body. The commonly measured pressure is the arterial pressure from the lt side of the heart. The pressure in the lungs is from the rt side of the heart, is much lower, and takes an echocardiogram to measure. ...Read more

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What happens when the lungs receive blood from the left atrium of the heart?

What happens when the lungs receive blood from the left atrium of the heart?

Lungs: Normally the lungs do not receive blood from the left atrium. Blood travels from the right atrium to the right ventricle to the lungs and then comes back from the lungs to the left atrium to the left ventricle and is then pumped out through the aorta to the rest of the body. ...Read more

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Will your heart stop if it's beating to hard and fast because of the blood cloy in mu lung. Is it safe to excersie?

Will your heart stop if it's beating to hard and fast because of the blood cloy in mu lung. Is it safe to excersie?

IT CAN: Clot in the lung a very serious condition and needs to be treated in hospital with blood thinners and close observation, if not treated it can cause heart to stop. It is not safe to exercise if you have a clot in your lung. ...Read more

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