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How much and how often should I use oxygen if I have idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis?
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Dr. John Szawaluk
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
In brief: Discuss with
Your doctor. Impossible to know with limited info.

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Your doctor. Impossible to know with limited info.
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Dr. Aaron Milstone
Internal Medicine - Pulmonology
In brief: Depends
This really depends on your oxygen level based on a pulse oximeter.
A pulse oximeter is a light based device that measures the amount of oxygen content in blood. Ideally pulmonary fibrosis patients should have oxygen saturations levels above 90%. Typically one uses enough oxygen to raise the saturation above this threshold (ie 2 liters, 6 liters, etc).

In brief: Depends
This really depends on your oxygen level based on a pulse oximeter.
A pulse oximeter is a light based device that measures the amount of oxygen content in blood. Ideally pulmonary fibrosis patients should have oxygen saturations levels above 90%. Typically one uses enough oxygen to raise the saturation above this threshold (ie 2 liters, 6 liters, etc).
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