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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