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Have moderate sleep apnea W/severe O2 loss. Will treat w/CPAP & oxygen. In future is it possible oxygen can be withdrawn & Cpap alone be adequate?

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Dr. Ben Graef
Internal Medicine - Sleep Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Sometimes

Depends on whether patients have underlying lung disease and whether oxygen is also needed during the day as well.
I have seen those that stay on oxygen and those that end up only on cpap over time.

In brief: Sometimes

Depends on whether patients have underlying lung disease and whether oxygen is also needed during the day as well.
I have seen those that stay on oxygen and those that end up only on cpap over time.
Dr. Ben Graef
Dr. Ben Graef
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Dr. Robert Douglas
Dentistry - Orthodontics

In brief: Sleep Study

Your Sleep specialist will order a series of sleep studies.
Your blood oxygen will determine what treatment you need.

In brief: Sleep Study

Your Sleep specialist will order a series of sleep studies.
Your blood oxygen will determine what treatment you need.
Dr. Robert Douglas
Dr. Robert Douglas
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