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Can your blood oxygen level from your finger differ from your lower extremities?

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Dr. Oliver Aalami
Surgery - Vascular
7 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Absolutely.
Depending on the degree of vascular disease in your arms and legs, this can definitely vary. However it is less common to have vascular disease in your arms than in your feet. This is why oxygen levels in the fingers are most often more accurate than in the toes in people with vascular disease.

In brief: Yes

Absolutely.
Depending on the degree of vascular disease in your arms and legs, this can definitely vary. However it is less common to have vascular disease in your arms than in your feet. This is why oxygen levels in the fingers are most often more accurate than in the toes in people with vascular disease.
Dr. Oliver Aalami
Dr. Oliver Aalami
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Dr. Alan Koslow
Surgery - Vascular
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

Depends on state of circulation to both.

In brief: Yes

Depends on state of circulation to both.
Dr. Alan Koslow
Dr. Alan Koslow
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Dr. Norman Chideckel
Surgery - Vascular

In brief: Yes

Yes it depends unclear how this was determined and why.

In brief: Yes

Yes it depends unclear how this was determined and why.
Dr. Norman Chideckel
Dr. Norman Chideckel
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