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Dr. Sanober Butt

Pulmonology
sherman, TX
22 years experience female

Locations

Office

Durant, OK

Address

Medical center of southeastern Oklahoma, null, Durant, OK
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BlueCross BlueShield

Cigna

Medicare

Great Lakes Health Plan

Aetna

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas

Tricare

UnitedHealthcare

Office

Sherman, TX

Office

Sherman, TX

About

Bio

Caring, sympathetic, bold, enthusiastic, knowledgeable

Specialties
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Pulmonology

Critical Care

Internal Medicine

Sleep Medicine

Languages spoken

Hindi, Urdu

Doctor Q&A

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A member asked:
Dr. Sanober Butt
Pulmonology 22 years experience
Is : Is cough more at night, if yes you may have underlying heart burn ? Sometimes dry cough could be related to medications if you are taking any? Most im... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Sanober Butt
Pulmonology 22 years experience
Pulmonary : Pulmonary fibrosis can be secondary to other causes or a primary condition ( idiopathic or unknown cause). Path-physiology of the disease is poorly un... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sanober Butt
Pulmonology 22 years experience
Chronic : Chronic cough most common reasons are asthma, post nasal drip and gerd . You should see a pulmonologist for full evaluation.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sanober Butt
Pulmonology 22 years experience
Reasons : Reasons for losing breath could be multifold, including but not limited to , asthma, anxiety, heart disease, anemia and obesity. You need full evaluat... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Sanober Butt
Pulmonology 22 years experience
If : If this is simple cold yes you could try simple remedies over the counter granted you understand that most of them do cause sedation during the day.
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sanober Butt
Pulmonology 22 years experience
Coughing : Coughing up blood is worrisome. Amount of blood in phlegm is important to know. If you are loosing weight, have lack of energy or appetite and have sm... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sanober Butt
Pulmonology 22 years experience
Immunodeficiency: Immunodeficiency tops the list followed by chronic bronchitis/copd, steroids use and any other chronic conditions. Consider getting pneumonia shot and... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sanober Butt
Pulmonology 22 years experience
Rheumatologic : Depending on how much work up they did and then called it idiopathic pericarditis( which is by definition a diagnosis of exclusion) . You should ask i... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sanober Butt
Pulmonology 22 years experience
Asthma possible: Asthma is a very common cause of intermittent shortness of breath although other causes e.G anemia, underlying heart disease etc can also be possible.
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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sanober Butt
Pulmonology 22 years experience
Depends: If you have post nasal drip and that is causing you to bring up phlegm then you need to try otc remedies( mucomyst etc, nose spray and allergy meds to... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sanober Butt
Pulmonology 22 years experience
Yes , surgically: Surgical correction is possible depending on the extent.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sanober Butt
Pulmonology 22 years experience
Obesity: Obesity it self can cause dyspnea. Other causes may include sleep apnea/anemia/asthma and many others.
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sanober Butt
Pulmonology 22 years experience
Yes : It does sound like it but make sure you done have gerd since that may sometimes present like it too and in fact may worsen/bring out asthma.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sanober Butt
Pulmonology 22 years experience
Yes: Treatment is available and good infectious disease in put and treatment should help, .
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A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sanober Butt
Pulmonology 22 years experience
Yes : Yes musculoskeletal pain is most common cause of chest pain especially given your history of coughing it is likely that this has resulted in muscle st... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sanober Butt
Pulmonology 22 years experience
NO. : No. I am not sure what you have tried but this is just not how you treat your insomnia. Marijuana has a lot of health hazards and must be avoided at a... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Sanober Butt
Pulmonology 22 years experience
Mist : Mist patients with recurrent bronchitis every year same time may have asthma that may be seasonal and don't know it. You will need to discuss with you... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sanober Butt
Pulmonology 22 years experience
Yes: It seems he has atelectasis/consolidation ( scientific for collapse lung). As long as patients do not have chronic lung problems and have normal oxyge... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sanober Butt
Pulmonology 22 years experience
CO2 retention: Co2 retention or chronic diuretics e.G Lasix can cause secondary rise in bicarbonate (sodium bicarbonate) levels and thus cause base excess on your bl... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sanober Butt
Pulmonology 22 years experience
Yes: It all depends on how long you smoked and if you already have chronic bronchitis ( which is a form of copd) . To evaluate that you may need full pulmo... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sanober Butt
Pulmonology 22 years experience
Yes: Fungal infections can cause chronic lung and sinus problems.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sanober Butt
Pulmonology 22 years experience
Multiple: This is a question that has a long answer. Common causes include but are not limited to are COPD ( chronic bronchitis, emphysema) asthma, bronchiectas... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sanober Butt
Pulmonology 22 years experience
Depends: There could be multiple reasons. Common reasons include nasal congestion/rhinitis from any reason, sleep apnea, asthma, anxiety to name some of them.
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A member asked:
Dr. Sanober Butt
Pulmonology 22 years experience
Well : Well presence of allergies, hyper inflated lungs on cxr and dyspnea suggest asthma. You can have normal pfts (pulmonary function tests) ad still have ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sanober Butt
Pulmonology 22 years experience
If : If you have excessive daytime sleepiness and fatigue you may have sleep apnea. Although your other symptoms of joint and muscles aches may suggest art... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sanober Butt
Pulmonology 22 years experience
None: Bronchitis could be acute or chronic. It could be infectious or non infectious. Otc remedies do not work well for bronchitis in general.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sanober Butt
Pulmonology 22 years experience
Varies: It varies with age/weight fitness level etc. At your age you should be able to do pretty well.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sanober Butt
Pulmonology 22 years experience
Breathing related: Pulmonlogists treat any lung related disease, sleep disorders and pulmonary hypertension.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sanober Butt
Pulmonology 22 years experience
Yes: Weed if inhaled can cause severe bullous emphysema.
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A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sanober Butt
Pulmonology 22 years experience
Yes but less likely: Possible but depends on what kind of fungal infection you have and what are your risk factors. If you are immunocompromised or have disease that affec... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sanober Butt
Pulmonology 22 years experience
Chest tube: Collapse of lung is a vague term. Pneumothorax can cause collapse lung for which patients need chest tube. Atelectasis or mucous plugs can lead to com... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sanober Butt
Pulmonology 22 years experience
4 most common: Gerd, medications, asthma, allergic rhinitis/postnasal drip.
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sanober Butt
Pulmonology 22 years experience
Serious symptom: Hemoptysis ( coughing up blood) is a serious issue and should not be taken lightly no matter how little it is. I common causes include blood thinners ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sanober Butt
Pulmonology 22 years experience
There : There are multiple reasons to feel fatigued during the day including but not limited to is low thyroid hormone level, lack of vitamins, inflammatory d... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Sanober Butt
Pulmonology 22 years experience
GERD : Gerd /hiatal hernia should be excluded as a cause, for which appropriate treatment depends on the severity.
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A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sanober Butt
Pulmonology 22 years experience
COPD : COPD or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is subdivided into chronic bronchitis and emphysema. Most patients with emphysema do have ch bronchitis ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sanober Butt
Pulmonology 22 years experience
Tricky : It is not the depth of pectus excavatum that determines surgery in many cases but the extent of restriction and respiratory failure that it causes. Yo... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sanober Butt
Pulmonology 22 years experience
GERD?: At your age looking at your med list it seems gerd/heart burn could be reason. Recommend trying over the counter Prilosec or Pepcid (famotidine) for 2... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sanober Butt
Pulmonology 22 years experience
Control of triggers: Asthma has triggers and control of your triggers is the best way to control symptoms. Sometimes despite controlling triggers symptoms are persistent i... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sanober Butt
Pulmonology 22 years experience
Absolutely not: Marijuana can cause severe kind of bullous emphysema and interstitial lung disease and is actually as harmful as cigarettes if not more, contrary to g... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sanober Butt
Pulmonology 22 years experience
NOT WELL STUDIED: E cigarettes are in general not well studied so we dont know in comparison how mcuh harm they carry as compared to a regular cigarette. I usually tell... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sanober Butt
Pulmonology 22 years experience
Expected: Post nasal drip will lead to accumulation of nasal secretions in upper airway and thus will lead to cough. You may or may not bring up white to tan se... Read More
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sanober Butt
Pulmonology 22 years experience
2 weeks : You should discuss with your physician about risks and benefits of adding long acting beta agonists ( laba) to your regimen sounds like you may need i... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sanober Butt
Pulmonology 22 years experience
Pulmonary rehab: You should consider pulmonary exercises which are best done at a pulmonary rehab on out pt basis. Incentive spirometry and flutter valve devices also ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sanober Butt
Pulmonology 22 years experience
Many reasons: Hiccups are intermittent contraction of your respiratory muscle called diaphragm. Any reason that causes irritation of the phrenic nerve( nerve that s... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Sanober Butt
Pulmonology 22 years experience
Medications: Medication can contribute to it along with gerd.
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sanober Butt
Pulmonology 22 years experience
Yes: It depends on the dose of Prednisone and underlying cause of pleurisy/pleuritis.
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sanober Butt
Pulmonology 22 years experience
Genetics: You must have full blood tests done to rule out genetic reasons for PE along with work up for hidden malignancy. Other risk factors are hormonal thera... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sanober Butt
Pulmonology 22 years experience
Oxygen delivery: If someone has any lung condition obstructive ( like asthma ) or restrictive that can lead to reduction in pulmonary capacity to meet oxygen demand du... Read More
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Dec 16, 2012
She explains everything she does. I learnt most from this doctor than any other doctor I have seen in past.
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Butt is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Butt is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Do Not so, I mean I do not need medication, because it disappears later or I need medication?? I apologize for the inconvenience and thank y
HealthTap member
Your answer made me feel good, thanks! Thanks but I don't have asthma I breathe fine
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Thanks for your quick reply! thanks yes EKG clean and Echo was clean in Feb. thanks

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Dow Medical College, Karachi
Graduated 2001MD

Residency

University of Chicago Medical Center

Awards

Top Pulmonologist , Third Place, National - Winter
2013
Top Pulmonologist , First Place, Texas - Summer
2013

Affiliations

American Thoracic Society
Texas health presbyterian-WNJ
Texoma Medical Center
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