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My dad has inflammation of the trachea, could his cpap sleep apnea machine cause this?

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Dr. Mark Birnbach
Dentistry - Cosmetic

In brief: CPAP

Yes, it could.
Please have him evaluated and see if the pressure of the CPAP can be reduced. Also , if sleep apnea is mild or moderate, a dental appliance could provide increased oxygen without the forced air of a cpap.

In brief: CPAP

Yes, it could.
Please have him evaluated and see if the pressure of the CPAP can be reduced. Also , if sleep apnea is mild or moderate, a dental appliance could provide increased oxygen without the forced air of a cpap.
Dr. Mark Birnbach
Dr. Mark Birnbach
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Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics

In brief: Tracheiitis

Yes his trachea can be irritated by his CPAP machine.

In brief: Tracheiitis

Yes his trachea can be irritated by his CPAP machine.
Dr. Oscar Novick
Dr. Oscar Novick
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