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What is a normal pulse ox reading?

What is a normal pulse ox reading?

Pulse oximetry: In a normal healthy person without any underlying heart or lungs issues, a normal oxygen saturation is expected to be at least 95%. ...Read more

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What is a normal pulse ox reading for those with asthma?

What is a normal pulse ox reading for those with asthma?

Around 95%...: Between exacerbations, an asthmatic's pulse ox is normal since airway obstruction in asthma is reversible by definition. During an asthma exacerbation, the airways are obstructed/inflamed to a certain degree depending on the severity of the exacerbation and the pulse ox may decrease. Supplemental oxygen may then be necessary to maintain oxygen delivery to vital organs/tissues. ...Read more

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Why might my pulse reading spike so high?

Why might my pulse reading spike so high?

Possibilities: Many options 1) Regular response, White coat syndrome 2) Too much caffeine or other stimulants 3) Arrythmias like atrial fibrillation or flutter 4) Nervous or stressful situation ...Read more

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Does blood pressure increase with pulse rate? I've noticed higher BP readings when my pulse is higher.

Does blood pressure increase with pulse rate? I've noticed higher BP readings when my pulse is higher.

May: Or may not: there is usually no direct relationship at heart rates below 115, unless you have hi bp. www.thepmc.org. ...Read more

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How bad is this BP and pulse reading? 110/70 p. 95 sitting down. Standing 106/45 p. 132 dizzy upon standing

How bad is this BP and pulse reading? 110/70 p. 95 sitting down. Standing 106/45 p. 132 dizzy upon standing

Abnormal: Your drop in diastolic BP is abnormal - it should rise with standing. Your pulse should rise by around 10 - yours is excessive. The 2 most likely contributing factors are your blood pressure medicines and ?Dehydration. If you're on a diuretic, it should be reconsidered. ...Read more

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Im a 19 yo male. I had checked my blpod pressure and it was 80/172 and 122 pulse. What could be the reason fr such a high pulse reading?

Im a 19 yo male. I had checked my  blpod pressure and it was 80/172 and 122 pulse. What could be the reason fr such a high pulse reading?

If persists, see dr.: Heart rate is normally between 60 (beats per minute) and 100 (beats per minute), sinus tachycardia is term for a faster-than-normal heartbeat, more than 100 beats per minute.Pulse rate can increase with moderate exercise and excessive heat. If heart rate persistently elevated usually medical cause. Possibilities include anemia, underlying infection, elevated thyroid hormone or reaction to med. ...Read more

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Had sharp pains in my chest.. Rushed to er, low pulse reading, no oxygen. X ray done an found slight right hemidiaphragm elevation.. Help?

Had sharp pains in my chest.. Rushed to er, low pulse reading, no oxygen. X ray done an found slight right hemidiaphragm elevation.. Help?

Nonspecific: Can suggest an enlarged liver, reduced volume in that lung, an incomplete inspiration, etc........By itself, even with your history, does not add much / point to a clear answer. Likely chest wall (musculoskeletal) or pleuritic given your age. Nsaid for few days should reduce and/or eliminate symptoms. If not, should follow up with primary doc for further evaluation. ...Read more

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Please I have a BP of 110/70 and second reading 100/70 with pulse rate of 97 right after my heavy period dizzy and having migraines what can I do?

Please I have a BP of 110/70 and second  reading 100/70 with pulse rate of 97 right  after my heavy period dizzy and having  migraines what can I do?

You are fine: Those numbers are normal. Be sure to check with your doctor about anemia, which can occur with heavy periods and cause lightheadedness. Also, there are preventative options for migraine. ...Read more

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What is a normal pulse rate?

What is a normal pulse rate?

60-100 resting: But athletic individuals may run resting pulses in the 50's or slightly lower. With activity and exercise the pulse rate will increase to over 100 then come down with rest. ...Read more

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What is a normal pulse rate for a lady age 64?

What is a normal pulse rate for a lady age 64?

Variable: The heart is dependent on activity level and physical fitness. The normal range is between 60 - 100. That being said, very physically such a marathon runner, the rate can be as low as 40. Some medications such as beta blockers, can lower the heart rate as well. If you have symptoms of fatigue and dizziness along with a low heart rate, further evaluation may be needed. ...Read more

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And what is a normal pulse rate during hyperventilation?

And what is a normal pulse rate during hyperventilation?

Same as Exercise: This will vary from one person to another but you can think of hyperventilation as being similar to an episode of strenuous exercise, with a heart rate that will be similar to a state of exertion. For adults, heart rates in the 120s to 150s would not be unusual, sometimes higher. ...Read more

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Normal adult pulse rate?

Normal adult pulse rate?

Depends: Normal depends on age and activity. At rest, 50-100. With peak exertion, the normal peak heart rate will be in the vicinity of (220 - age in years). Example: if you're 41, your normal peak hr would be around 179. This is just a rule of thumb. Many people can exceed this with strenuous exertion. ...Read more

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What is the normal pulse rate?

What is the normal pulse rate?

60 to 100: Heart rate of 60 to 100 BPM is considered normal rate for most average adults. ...Read more

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My bp is 122/68 and pulse rate is 95. Is this normal?

My bp is 122/68 and pulse rate is 95. Is this normal?

BP122/68 pulse 95: BP is fine pulse is a little high could be dehydration ,heat ,exercise ,stress, anxiety , pain. Would hydrate ,relax and repeat. Note pulse and BP change second to second so would not worry some people have baseline higher pulse , occasionally high pulse is due to thyroid issues, very ,very rarely clot in lung if associated breathless, and chest pain F/u with doc check thyroid d-dimer ...Read more