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My pulse oxy is never above 94. What could be the reason?

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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: Oxygenation

First you need an accurate pulse oximeter.
If you're measuring the oxygen saturation it should be over 90% at sea level. The 94 is fine. If you go on 100% oxygen you might get the saturation closer to 100% but on room air unlikely.

In brief: Oxygenation

First you need an accurate pulse oximeter.
If you're measuring the oxygen saturation it should be over 90% at sea level. The 94 is fine. If you go on 100% oxygen you might get the saturation closer to 100% but on room air unlikely.
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
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