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Are there any complications associated with using a nasal cannula?

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Dr. Reid Holtzclaw-swan
Internal Medicine

In brief: Yes

You can get nose bleeds because the flow of oxygen if too high (more than about 4-5 liters per minute) dries out the inside of the nose and causes the tissue to crack and bleed.

In brief: Yes

You can get nose bleeds because the flow of oxygen if too high (more than about 4-5 liters per minute) dries out the inside of the nose and causes the tissue to crack and bleed.
Dr. Reid Holtzclaw-swan
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