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How do I need to chance my oxygen settings if I have COPD and I need to go on a long flight?

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Dr. Thomas Stern
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care
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In brief: No chane needed

Airplane cabins are pressurized so you should not need to change your oxygen settings.
You will need to make arrangements so you can bring oxygen with you ont eh airlines.

In brief: No chane needed

Airplane cabins are pressurized so you should not need to change your oxygen settings.
You will need to make arrangements so you can bring oxygen with you ont eh airlines.
Dr. Thomas Stern
Dr. Thomas Stern
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Dr. Hesham Hassaballa
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care

In brief: There is a test

You may need to adjust settings.
There are tests called "airline simulation test" or "high altitude simulation tests" to mimic going into a plane. If one is available, then i would take it.

In brief: There is a test

You may need to adjust settings.
There are tests called "airline simulation test" or "high altitude simulation tests" to mimic going into a plane. If one is available, then i would take it.
Dr. Hesham Hassaballa
Dr. Hesham Hassaballa
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