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Dr. Sanober Butt

Pulmonology
sherman, TX
21 years experience female

Locations

Office

Durant, OK

Address

Medical center of southeastern Oklahoma, null, Durant, OK
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Insurances accepted

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
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Pulmonology

Critical Care

Internal Medicine

Sleep Medicine

Languages spoken

Hindi, Urdu

Doctor Q&A

92 Answers
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sanober Butt
Pulmonology 21 years experience
Yes: Treatment is available and good infectious disease in put and treatment should help, .
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sanober Butt
Pulmonology 21 years experience
Yes: Fungal infections can cause chronic lung and sinus problems.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sanober Butt
Pulmonology 21 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
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sanober Butt
Pulmonology 21 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
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sanober Butt
Pulmonology 21 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
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sanober Butt
Pulmonology 21 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
A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sanober Butt
Pulmonology 21 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
A member asked:
Dr. Sanober Butt
Pulmonology 21 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
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sanober Butt
Pulmonology 21 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
A member asked:
Dr. Sanober Butt
Pulmonology 21 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.
A female asked:
Dr. Sanober Butt
Pulmonology 21 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
A member asked:
Dr. Sanober Butt
Pulmonology 21 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
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sanober Butt
Pulmonology 21 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.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sanober Butt
Pulmonology 21 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
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sanober Butt
Pulmonology 21 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
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sanober Butt
Pulmonology 21 years experience
Breathing related: Pulmonlogists treat any lung related disease, sleep disorders and pulmonary hypertension.
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sanober Butt
Pulmonology 21 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
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sanober Butt
Pulmonology 21 years experience
Yes: Weed if inhaled can cause severe bullous emphysema.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sanober Butt
Pulmonology 21 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
A member asked:
Dr. Sanober Butt
Pulmonology 21 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
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sanober Butt
Pulmonology 21 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
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sanober Butt
Pulmonology 21 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
A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sanober Butt
Pulmonology 21 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
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sanober Butt
Pulmonology 21 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.
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sanober Butt
Pulmonology 21 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.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sanober Butt
Pulmonology 21 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.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sanober Butt
Pulmonology 21 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
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sanober Butt
Pulmonology 21 years experience
Varies: It varies with age/weight fitness level etc. At your age you should be able to do pretty well.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sanober Butt
Pulmonology 21 years experience
Yes , surgically: Surgical correction is possible depending on the extent.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sanober Butt
Pulmonology 21 years experience
Obesity: Obesity it self can cause dyspnea. Other causes may include sleep apnea/anemia/asthma and many others.
A male asked:
Dr. Sanober Butt
Pulmonology 21 years experience
Weight : Weight loss, spitting up blood, lack of appetite and energy along with abnormal cxr or ct chest (spot of chesr x ray or ct chest) are all suggestive o... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Sanober Butt
Pulmonology 21 years experience
Well : Well it is contagious and thus cautions should be taken to avoid contact while one is having an outbreak.
A female asked:
Dr. Sanober Butt
Pulmonology 21 years experience
Only : Only thing i can think of is neurogenic pain , the nerve that supplies nipple may be being pinched. You should discuss with your primary care physicia... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sanober Butt
Pulmonology 21 years experience
Number : Number one question one must ask is what is your daughter`s diagnosis. If she has asthma she needs to be on maintenance medication instead of just alb... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Sanober Butt
Pulmonology 21 years experience
Depending : Depending on his weight and symptoms of excessive daytime sleepiness along with shallow breathing could suggest he may have sleep apnea which could in... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Sanober Butt
Pulmonology 21 years experience
In : In children enlarged tonsils and or adenoids can cause snoring besides obesity. You need to discuss the issue with his pediatrician and may need a ref... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sanober Butt
Pulmonology 21 years experience
Consider : Consider seeing your primary care physician and getting a chest x ray. Currently patients are having viral upper respiratory tract infection. Your whe... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Sanober Butt
Pulmonology 21 years experience
Well : Well after radiation to chest these problems can happen due to inflammation scarring and motility issues in the muscle of food pipe (esophagus). Speec... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sanober Butt
Pulmonology 21 years experience
Yes: Tb in general is treatable. Organs get involved when TB is in blood ( called miliary tb, in which case any and every organ can be involved). It has re... Read More
A 67-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sanober Butt
Pulmonology 21 years experience
YES: No harm has been documented or expected.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sanober Butt
Pulmonology 21 years experience
Nutrition: Well while you have pneumonia obviously you are sick. You need to focus on your nutrition and make sure your are up to date on your immunizations, avo... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sanober Butt
Pulmonology 21 years experience
ALLERGY TESTS: Sounds like allergic rhinitis/sinusitis, if you have not get your self checked for allergies my advice is to get that checked.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sanober Butt
Pulmonology 21 years experience
Active TB?: It depends if you are being treated for active TB or a positive PPD skin test. You must not have direct contact with anyone untill your AFB sputum is ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sanober Butt
Pulmonology 21 years experience
Not really: Usually not but sometimes patients have nasal congestion and that can give rise to feeling of dyspnea.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sanober Butt
Pulmonology 21 years experience
No: No unless you have severe gerd or hiatal hernia.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sanober Butt
Pulmonology 21 years experience
It is not : I am not sure where you are getting your information from. Oxygen supplementation is not contraindicated in any form of lung disease granted you are ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sanober Butt
Pulmonology 21 years experience
Yes: There are case reports of lipid based e cigarettes that cause lipid pneumonia. You should look at the formulation prior to choosing your e cigarettes.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sanober Butt
Pulmonology 21 years experience
Depends: It really depends on how much lung damage you have and how long you smoked. It could take up to 10 years although you may start feeling improvement in... Read More

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HealthTap member
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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