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Ear, nose, and throat specialists are the doctors who treat snoring?

Ear, nose, and throat specialists are the doctors who treat snoring?

Sleep Specialist: You could talk to your ent, but you can also talk to your primary care physician about snoring. He/she may refer you to a board certified sleep specialist md to determine if your just have primary snoring, or a more complex problem called sleep apnea. You can then discuss your options for teatment. ...Read more

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Snoring (Definition)

Snoring = a vibrating sound ...Read more


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What are the best diaphragmatic hernia hospitals and doctors in the usa?

What are the best diaphragmatic hernia hospitals and doctors in the usa?

Childrens hospital: The best hospitals are childrens hospitals with board-certified pediatric surgeons and pediatric anesthesia. Check the experience of the nicu. Most know their success rates with the treatment of diaphragmatic hernia. ...Read more

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What's the expert opinion, could the cpap mask cure your sleep apnea?

What's the expert opinion, could the cpap mask cure your sleep apnea?

Sleep apnea: CPAP doesn't cure sleep apnea. It treats it. The forced oxygen helps to keep the body properly oxygenated, thereby combating the serious effects of lack of o2- heart attacks, strokes, high blood pressure etc. ...Read more

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What are the best dental appliance for sleep apnea?

What are the best dental appliance for sleep apnea?

No best: My practice is limited to dental sleep medicine and I have found there is no best appliance. Each has advantages and disadvantages. The best thing to do is to work with a dentist with lots of experience in this field and have them work with you to select an appliance that best fits your mouth. Many, but not all of those dentists are certified by the american board of dental sleep medicine. ...Read more

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How relevant is nasal obstruction to sleep-related breathing disorders? Most doctors seem solely focused on the pharynx.

How relevant is nasal obstruction to sleep-related breathing disorders? Most doctors seem solely focused on the pharynx.

UARS: Very relevant! upper airway resistance syndrome can be a large factor involved with sleep related breathing disorders. Please consider seeing dentists who are trained in dental sleep medicine while there is no current speicalty in this area currently, seek those who are diplomate status in the american academy of dental sleep medicine (aadsm). Also those who use acoustical rhinometry! ...Read more

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Do any of you good doctors know of an ENT surgeon that does balloon sinuplasties on the actual eustachian tubes and practices in the southeast usa?

Do any of you good doctors know of an ENT surgeon that does balloon sinuplasties on the actual eustachian tubes and practices in the southeast usa?

My advise will be: To talk to your primary care doctor for advise. They must have a network of referral physicians. There is a physician in jacksonville, fl specialized in inner ear and skull base surgery. His name is dr douglas green. At jacksonville hearing and balance center institute. 904-399-0350. I gave anesthesia to his patients. Outstanding, kind and compassionate physician. ...Read more

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In relation to snoring or sleep apnoea, would you recommend the UPPP (Uvulopalatoplasty/Uvulectomy) procedure?

In relation to snoring or sleep apnoea, would you recommend the UPPP (Uvulopalatoplasty/Uvulectomy) procedure?

Never before study: Unless you have had a sleep study by someone trained in the field I would NEVER consider surgery. If such a study shows proper restorative sleep snoring is more a cosmetic/ social issue than health risk & can be approached with less aggressive means. If it reveals true sleep apnea at a treatable level, the management options would be discussed at that time. ...Read more

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What is the wedge pressure that the icu doctors keep mentioning?

What is the wedge pressure that the icu doctors keep mentioning?

Pressure measurement: Pulmonary capillary wedge pressure (pcwp) is an indirect measurement of pressures in the left side of the heart. Low measurements can mean the patient requires more fluid, high pressures can indicate that the heart is failing. ...Read more

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Which are the best TMJ surgeons in usa?

Which are the best TMJ surgeons in usa?

TMJ Surgery: Tmjoint surgery should should only be considered after all other conservative treatment by well known and recognized experienced TMJ specialists has been attempted and failed. They would be the most knowledgeable as to who would be best to perform surgery if that was necessary. ...Read more

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What are the etiology of airway injuries in a dental offices?

What are the etiology of airway injuries in a dental offices?

PREVENTION !: Are you referring to objects /debris from dental procedures blocking the airway? I use latex-free rubber dam when removing amalgam fillings or performing root canal treatment. This prevents anything from going down the airway. When performing restorative dentistry, I use the isolite (photo attached) which prevents anything dislodged from going down the patients throat/ airway. ...Read more

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What is the study of the hand? Which doctors specialize in it?

What is the study of the hand? Which doctors specialize in it?

This is a: branch of Orthopedics with a vety simple easy to remember title "Hand Specialists"! Z ...Read more

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Where are the best hernia surgeons for people with cirrhosis in the usa?

Where are the best hernia surgeons for people with cirrhosis in the usa?

Control cirrhosis: You want a hernia repair. You have or know someone with cirrhosis. You may live in tampa. For the hernia repair most surgeons can manage the repair. Correctly you are concerned about cirrhosis. Keeping the cirrhosis under control by having an ICU that can give plasma and support the patient after surgery is the most important. An academic center in tampa. Be well. ...Read more

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How can we manage the airway injuries in dental office?

How can we manage the airway injuries in dental office?

PREVENTION !: Are you referring to objects /debris from dental procedures blocking the airway? I use latex-free rubber dam when removing amalgam fillings or performing root canal treatment. This prevents anything from going down the airway. When performing restorative dentistry, I use the isolite (photo attached) which prevents anything dislodged from going down the patients throat/ airway. ...Read more

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Where is the best hospital for deviated nasal septum surgery in california?

Where is the best hospital for deviated nasal septum surgery in california?

Septoplasty: Septoplasty is a common procedure. Be sure to have your nose evaluated by a board certified otolaryngologist. ...Read more

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What is the study of penises called? Which doctors study them?

What is the study of penises called? Which doctors study them?

Hmm?: Urologists tend to take care of many issues related to penis health. But I don't know a term for the study of penises. ...Read more

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What can cause obstructive sleep apnea in children that already have their adenoids & tonsils out?

What can cause obstructive sleep apnea in children that already have their adenoids & tonsils out?

Other causes: An enlarged tongue, a retruded lower jaw, excess tissue in the soft palate, a deviated septum, enlarged nose turbinates or nasal polyps can all contribute to obstructive sleep apnes. Check with your doctor. ...Read more

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