When should I call my doctor about hyperbaric oxygen therapy?

If you have a chronic wound or other medical condition that might benefit from hyperbaric oxygen therapy, such as severe anemia, contact your doctor to explore this treatment. Your doctor will help you determine whether this procedure is right for you.

If you have hyperbaric oxygen therapy and have trouble breathing, call your doctor or go to your local emergency department immediately. Breathing difficulties may indicate serious complications including embolisms (a clot or air bubble in your blood vessel), which are medical emergencies.

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