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What is Hypoxemia vs Hypoxia in Florida

An illustration of a medical professional with a first aid kit gesturing towards a patient who appears to be coughing or in distress, with a backdrop of a lung X-ray, on a patterned background suggesting a respiratory health focus.

When you hear the terms hypoxia and hypoxemia, you may be tempted to think that they refer to the same condition. However, while both involve issues with oxygen in the body, there are crucial differences between the two. Understanding these…