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Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
25 years experience in Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Hundreds $.: From 200$ to 1500$, depending on machine specs.
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
23 years experience in Family Medicine
Keep airway open: It is used to keep the infants airway open, usually for a condition called laryngomalacia, where the airway has a tendency to collapse.
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Jakubowicz
21 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
CPAP: Continuous positive airway pressure involves the constant application of external pressure to all phases of breathing. The patient would feel as if br ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
23 years experience in Family Medicine
Have it adjusted: The company that supplies your CPAP machine can adjust the machine, but you may need to move it to another room, and extend the tubing to accommodate ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Farhad Sigari
19 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Provent: Referrring to provent?...Epap is the measurable postive pressure in your airway as you exhale. So as you breath out provent causes pressure to build ... Read More
A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience in General Surgery
It has to go down: At 42 , BP of 140/90 is not normal ,now great medications are available , there nothing like ' it will not go down ' It has to to , prevent com ... Read More
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A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Erik Maus
Dr. Erik Maus answered
24 years experience in Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine
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 ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chastain
18 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Probably not: Irritation of the sinuses, face (from the mask), and inside of the mouth and throat are not uncommon with cpap, but tenderness of the neck on the outs ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Advice: Excellent advice here: http://www.thecpapshop.com/blog/tips-for-dry-mouth-cpap-mask-tactics/
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Warren Wolfe
57 years experience in Family Medicine
Good guess: I agree with you. You should quit smoking NOW otherwise improving your sinusitis will be VERY DIFFICULT. You should be under the care of your primary ... Read More
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