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.
Sometimes. An ENT doctor may be of help if you have extremely large tonsils and a very broad and long uvula. Surgical removal of these structures may significantly reduce your snoring or sleep disorder. You should have a sleep study first and determine if you are a candidate for a CPAP machine. The base of the tongue is the major cause of sleep disorders. So a dental appliance may help.
I feel it's hard to get a referral to specialist doctors like GI or ear-nose-throat when you have medicaid. Any advice? Maybe exaggerate the symptoms?
Medicaid. Unfortunately, most private practitioners do not take medicaid but academic centers usually do. Would go to an academic institution near your home if you can. Read more...