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Old 12-27-2012, 08:05 PM   #1
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Question Emphysema/bronchitis

Hi my oxygen level is 92 is this bad, 6 months ago i had the flu now i have bronchitis will my oxygen go back to normal

 
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Old 01-23-2013, 04:14 PM   #2
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Re: Emphysema/bronchitis

The bronchitis is probably the cause of your O2 sat being lower. The docs like to have it at least at 90%, so you're close. Below 90% requires some oxygen be started to get the level back up. Lower than 90% may cause some confusion and dizziness as your brain is not receiving the oxygen it needs. I know you posted this in December, so hopefully all is better now!

 
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