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Dr. Erik Maus

Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine
TX
25 years experience

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Specialties
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Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine

Licenses

United States: Texas

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

18 Answers
2 Agrees
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Erik Maus
Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine 25 years experience
No: Can a esophageal ring cause airway blockage and pressure around Adams apple and pullung of the ears? No. The ring typically is close to the union with the stomach. Symptoms include difficulty swallowing solids and if they get stuck a sensation of cloaking. Aiway blockage could be caused by food getting stuck but would be unumlikely as it is far away from the trachea. No connection with ear sympt
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Erik Maus
Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine 25 years experience
No correlation: Can anger and yelling be responsible for the formation of brain aneurysms? No. Most aneurysms have a genetic component. Risk factors include : Family history Circulatory disorders, malformations Atherosclerosis (hardening of the arteries) High blood pressure Smoking Head injuries Infections Tumors
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Erik Maus
Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine 25 years experience
Possibly: There are reported cases of transmission of Mycobacterium tuberculosis to other mammals such as elephants, cows, primates so transmission to other species is possible but apparently uncommon.

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This was very helpful. Thanks! Those specific suggestions were exactly what I needed. Thank you.
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Your answer was very helpful! Thanks :)
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Your answer was very helpful! Thanks :)

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Univ la salle / mexico
Graduated 1996MD

Affiliations

Texas Medical Association
Harris County Medical Society
Undersea & Hyperbaric Medical Society
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