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Can a person with a tracheostomy drive a car?

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Dr. Dennis Diaz
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
4 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Yes, a person with a tracheostomy can drive a car.

In brief: Yes

Yes, a person with a tracheostomy can drive a car.
Dr. Dennis Diaz
Dr. Dennis Diaz
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Dr. Gregory Hatzis
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

A tracheotomy is performed to provide a direct air passage for adequate breathing.
If a person with a tracheostomy feels like they can drive and they aren't on pain medications then yes, they can drive.

In brief: Yes

A tracheotomy is performed to provide a direct air passage for adequate breathing.
If a person with a tracheostomy feels like they can drive and they aren't on pain medications then yes, they can drive.
Dr. Gregory Hatzis
Dr. Gregory Hatzis
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