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can sinusitis cause sleep apnea

A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Satish Bhadriraju
22 years experience Internal Medicine
Snoring: Snoring can result from mucosal inflammation and resultant hyper trophy.
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bonnie Bock
46 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes: Several medical problems can cause symptoms. Acid reflux can contribute to sinusitis. Acid reflux can be a cause of nausea loss of sleep due to slee ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Howard Feinberg
36 years experience Rheumatology
Sleep apnea : This could all be related to sleep apnea. You will require a sleep study and possibly treatment. There are many other causes for your symptoms. You ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
See answer: Being overweight is a rsik factor, genetics plays a role, large tonsils and or uvula will increase risk for osa.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Van der Werff
38 years experience Dentistry
Condition: Obstructive sleep apnea is a condition where the back of the throat closes and prevents breathing. Contributing factors include the structure of the ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hanul Bhandari
12 years experience Sleep Medicine
Not likely: Not likely. But it can lead to or compound other medical issues such as high blood pressure, diabetes, heart disease, stroke, obesity, and high choles ... Read More
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A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stuart Kanter
20 years experience Geriatrics
Can cause apnea: Benzodiazepines can affect the sensorium and depress respiratory drive usually at higher dosing. These effects can cause apnea which is pause spontane ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
No: Obstructive sleep apnea (osa) is a condition of cessation of breathing during sleep. It is due to obstruction of the oropharyngeal airway usually at t ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Bobbitt
31 years experience Dentistry
Central and OSA: Narcotics like Suboxone can cause respiratory depression--a decreased responsiveness to elevated co2 levels in the blood. Because the brain responds t ... Read More
A 71-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience Endocrinology
Sleep: Probably not. That does not mean you do not have colitis. See your doctor about this.

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