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i have low level copd...
i have low level copd. Yesterday I HAD WRIST SURGERY AND THE DOCTER WOULD NOT LET ME LEAVE BECAUSE MY BLOOD OXYGEN WAS BELOW 80. he made me promise that I WOULD SEE A SPEcIALIST ON monday. I am typing with one hand. sorry. What is wrong and what kind of docter should I see? thank you, Linda
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Hello,

Sorry for your sufferings.

In COPD oxygen level can be low.

When it became low during operation, your lung function test should be done.

Consultation with the pulmonologist will be needed.

I hope this information helps.

I will be happy to assist, if you need any clarification.

Please feel free for any follow up query.

Best wishes.
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