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My husband now has a c pap and since using it has edema in his ankles. Is there a relationship to this?

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Dr. John Feola
Internal Medicine

In brief: R/O OSA

HE MAY NOT BE RESPONDING TO CPAP AND HAVING CHF.
OSA can be suggested by history and physical. Excess snoring/daytime sleepiness/apneic episodes/ aM headaches. And the Exam obesity/small oral airway/collar size>18. CPAP can be difficult to tolerate. ENT FOR UPP EVAL.vs hyoid suspension. Also Cardiac EVAL 2DECHO AND THALLIUM SCAN TO SCREEN FOR CAD.

In brief: R/O OSA

HE MAY NOT BE RESPONDING TO CPAP AND HAVING CHF.
OSA can be suggested by history and physical. Excess snoring/daytime sleepiness/apneic episodes/ aM headaches. And the Exam obesity/small oral airway/collar size>18. CPAP can be difficult to tolerate. ENT FOR UPP EVAL.vs hyoid suspension. Also Cardiac EVAL 2DECHO AND THALLIUM SCAN TO SCREEN FOR CAD.
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