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Can low BP cause low oxygen levels in the body?

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Posted on Tue, 20 Oct 2015 in Cancer
Question: Can low blood pressure cause low oxygen levels and what causes low blood pressure

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Answered by Dr. Indranil Ghosh 34 minutes later
Brief Answer:
yes if it is very low

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Thanks for your query.

If blood pressure is very low, like less than 90/60 then it can cause low oxygen delivery to tissues.

Low blood pressure may be because of anti blood pressure meds like lisinopril, heart disorders, infection, etc.

Hope this helps.
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