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    wmalice posted:
    I have been having problems with my lungs low oxygen saturation level. Is this common with PD?
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    Mark A Stacy, MD responded:
    Hi, wmalice
    Low oxygen saturation is not considered to be a direct effect of PD. However, PD can worsen a lung condition, because it may affect your ability to take a deep breath. I would recommend a pulmonary evaluation with a Pulmonary Function Test, to help sort this out.
     
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    wmalice replied to Mark A Stacy, MD's response:
    Thank you so much for all the great information you give it is so helpful.
     
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    ande11 replied to Mark A Stacy, MD's response:
    My Mom , 87, now has a feeding tube and lots of throat mucus. What will help with that? Thanks
     
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    susiemargaret replied to ande11's response:
    hello, A --

    i hope you are still following this thread; i'm sorry i didn't see your post until today.

    dr. stacy is more likely to see your inquiry if you post it as a separate discussion. you can do this by hovering over the orange "post now" button at the top or bottom right, then clicking on "discussion." that will take you to a blank box for your message.

    thanks!

    -- susie margaret
    what good is gold, or silver too, if your heart's not good and true -- hank williams, sr.


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