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When coughing, how much should the oxygen saturation drop?

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Dr. Luis Villaplana
Internal Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: NORMALLY IT WILL NOT

Drop at all.

In brief: NORMALLY IT WILL NOT

Drop at all.
Dr. Luis Villaplana
Dr. Luis Villaplana
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Dr. Alexander Bankov
Anesthesiology

In brief: Hardly with

"normal" cough, if I am allowed to say such a thing.
The residual capacity of the lungs has enough oxygen to maintain the hemoglobin saturation level. However, with advanced lung disease that might change and prolinged bouts of coghing could interfere with lungs ability to oxyginate blood. Hope that helps.

In brief: Hardly with

"normal" cough, if I am allowed to say such a thing.
The residual capacity of the lungs has enough oxygen to maintain the hemoglobin saturation level. However, with advanced lung disease that might change and prolinged bouts of coghing could interfere with lungs ability to oxyginate blood. Hope that helps.
Dr. Alexander Bankov
Dr. Alexander Bankov
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