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Forum Name: Psychiatric Topics

Question: Low Blood Oxygen & Blood Alcohol Level?

 tafmorrison - Tue Jun 17, 2003 1:37 pm

Would a person's blood oxygen level effect their blood alcohol level? Person has emphysema and is prescribed oxygen for low blood oxygen. :?
 Dr. Tamer Fouad - Tue Jun 17, 2003 6:27 pm

User avatar Not to my knowledge.
 slusb16 - Sun Oct 30, 2005 7:08 pm

What are some causes of low blood oxygen levels? What ones are more common and what ones are rarer? Can drinking alcohol be harmful in someone who has levels down into the high 80% or low 90%?

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