Hello dr, my friend is suffering from throat infection. Problem is since last five months. Symptoms;- breathing problem at bed time (suddenly breathing got stop in sleeping), problem in drinking water, Always a little cough, snoring problem, Plz tell us which dr we have to choose? E.n.t. Or heart specialist And what is the problem name How much time it will take to cure?
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You need to meet a Sleep Apnoea Surgeon. First your friend needs to undergo a Sleep Study(Polysomnography), then a Dynamic Sleep MRI Study to identify all the points of obstruction in his airway. This will help your sleep Apnoea Surgeon to plan the surgical corrections required to help your friend. These investigations alone will cost upwards of ₹25000. Surgical costs depends upon reports. NOTE THAT SLEEP APNOEA SURGERIES ARE NOT YET COVERED BY MOST INSURANCE COMPANIES IN INDIA!
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