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### Does breathing 100% oxygen cause health issues?

There is some evidence $^{[1]}$ to suggest that breathing high concentration oxygen can lead to lung damage over the long term as a result of the buildup of reactive oxygen species in lung tissues. ...

### Does breathing 100% oxygen cause health issues?

Depending on environment pressure and duration, breathing pure oxygen may cause health issues. But health issues are more a problem during SCUBA diving and hyperbaric chambers than high altitude ...
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