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I use a cpap machine and during the day I feel short of breath but my o2 sat is 99%. Is that normal?

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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
4 doctors agree

In brief: Short of breath

If you are short of breath with normal oxygenation, that implies you have an increased work of breathing.
You should see your doctor and get checked out.

In brief: Short of breath

If you are short of breath with normal oxygenation, that implies you have an increased work of breathing.
You should see your doctor and get checked out.
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
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Dr. Albert Pizzo
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Short of breath

Yes that is a normal oxygen level.
See your doctor as to why you are shourt of breath.

In brief: Short of breath

Yes that is a normal oxygen level.
See your doctor as to why you are shourt of breath.
Dr. Albert Pizzo
Dr. Albert Pizzo
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Dr. Louis Gallia
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial

In brief: No

Not normal. Many reasons for shortness of breath.
See your regular MD.

In brief: No

Not normal. Many reasons for shortness of breath.
See your regular MD.
Dr. Louis Gallia
Dr. Louis Gallia
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