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What could cause oxygen desaturation on exertion?

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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • February 3, 2014
  • 06:05 PM

I was recently hospitalized with shortness of breath, left sided chest pain, high blood pressure. Doctors did cardiac stress test and found my oxygen saturation drops to 83 as my heart rate increases to over 130. What could be the cause of this?

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