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Oxygen Medical Device Complication Side Effects

Oxygen Medical Device Complication Side Effect Reports


The following Oxygen Medical Device Complication side effect reports were submitted by healthcare professionals and consumers.

This information will help you understand how side effects, such as Medical Device Complication, can occur, and what you can do about them.

A side effect could appear soon after you start Oxygen or it might take time to develop.



Cough, Irritability, Medical Device Complication, Pseudocyst, Renal Failure, Staphylococcal Infection, Vomiting

This Medical Device Complication side effect was reported by a physician from UNITED STATES. A 7-year-old patient (weight:NA) experienced the following symptoms/conditions: NA. The patient was prescribed Oxygen (dosage: NA), which was started on NS. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Room Air
When starting to take Oxygen the consumer reported the following symptoms:
  • Cough
  • Irritability
  • Medical Device Complication
  • Pseudocyst
  • Renal Failure
  • Staphylococcal Infection
  • Vomiting
The patient was hospitalized. These side effects may potentially be related to Oxygen.
Burning Sensation, Lung Disorder, Medical Device Complication, Throat Irritation

This Medical Device Complication Oxygen side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from UNITED STATES on Nov 14, 2005. A Female , 80 years of age, weighting 90.00 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Oxygen. The patient presented the following health conditions:
  • Burning Sensation
  • Lung Disorder
  • Medical Device Complication
  • Throat Irritation
. Oxygen dosage: 2 Lpm Conserving. Additional drugs used at the same time: NA. The patient was hospitalized.
Pneumocephalus, Subcutaneous Emphysema, Medical Device Complication, Device Deployment Issue

This is a Oxygen side effect report of a patient (weight:NA) from JP, suffering from the following symptoms/conditions: hypoxia, who was treated with Oxygen (dosage:0.5 L Once A Minute Respiratory, start time: Nov 13, 2013), combined with: NA., and developed a serious reaction and a Medical Device Complication side effect. The patient presented with:
  • Pneumocephalus
  • Subcutaneous Emphysema
  • Medical Device Complication
  • Device Deployment Issue
which developed after the beginning of treatment. This side effect report can indicate a possible existence of increased vulnerability to Oxygen treatment in patients suffering from hypoxia, resulting in Medical Device Complication.


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Oxygen Medical Device Complication Causes and Reviews


An arrhythmia is a problem with the speed or rhythm of the heartbeat. Atrial fibrillation (AF) is the most common type of arrhythmia. The cause is a disorder in the heart's electrical system.

Often, people who have AF may not even feel symptoms. But you may feel

  • Palpitations -- an abnormal rapid heartbeat
  • Shortness of breath
  • Weakness or difficulty exercising
  • Chest pain
  • Dizziness or fainting
  • Fatigue
  • Confusion

AF can lead to an increased risk of stroke. In many patients, it can also cause chest pain, heart attack, or heart failure.

Doctors diagnose AF using family and medical history, a physical exam, and a test called an electrocardiogram (EKG), which looks at the electrical waves your heart makes. Treatments include medicines and procedures to restore normal rhythm.

NIH: National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute


Oxygen Medical Device Complication Reviews

Sat, 06 Mar 2010

would Oxygen make my face swell?

Tue, 23 Nov 2010

I know it was u Mitchell and Madesion

Mon, 09 Apr 2012

when I do my Oxygen for sleep apnea I sleep walk, and lose my balance halucenate, etc...I use 2 % at nite.

Tue, 08 Dec 2009

Does Oxygen have any side effects on athletes? >:o

Mon, 15 Feb 2010

I am using home Oxygen levels between 1 and 2. I am having bad headaches, stomach pains, and leg pains. When I am not using the Oxygen I dont have the horrible headaches. Once I use the oxgyen again i have the headaches. I feel as if I dont need the Oxygen. Everytime I go to the doctor for check ups my levels are low between 78 and 84. Is there any that I should do or tell my doctor.

Sun, 31 Jan 2010

I have a friend that has currently been treated with steriods and is on Oxygen 24/7 and her gums appear sunburn and are peeling is this a side affect of the O2?

Sun, 13 May 2012

My husband has been on Oxygen for the last 21 months, and soon after, began getting a raspy voice, and it seemed hard for him to talk and breath. He only uses it at night. Recently he had to be hospitalized, and while there his normal sounding voice came back ( he was on Oxygen there as well 24/7). After being home for 5 days, he lost his voice, and it is slowly coming back a little bit. The Dr.s' have no clue, even though they both know he is still on the Oxygen. My husband has been told that he really doesn't need the Oxygen anymore, but he chooses to remain on it at night. He has recently been using a bottle filled with water that is hooked inline on the concentrator. 

Thu, 17 Jun 2010

While using Oxygen (24/7) during the past six weeks I have become hoarse. I've now ceased the Oxygen therapy but my hoarseness persists. Is this normal or how long should I expect it to continue?

Mon, 04 Oct 2010

i wonce breathed the air and it hurt. i tried to warn the others buut it was to late. :(

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