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Posted by: Ruby | 2008/01/25

Polysomnogram

Hello Dr Bets,
I had my polysomnogram yesterday and will only have the results next week. I was just wondering, the sleep tech on duty told me that she know that I stopped breathing once, but I need to wait for them to analise the data before I will know what the result is. She check the data only every hour (and I only slept 3-4 hours). So one sleep apnea could still be normal? Meaning I dont have sleep apnea? I have to see my neurologist next week wednesday for the results, anything I should ask him? I am a bit concerned that I have apnea (I often wake up from not breathing), but that the test would not show it, cause I had a good night (I did not wake up from not breathing). Any suggestions?? Thanks!!!

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Dear Ruby

Thank you for your reply. Dr Bets will only be on duty on Monday again, so you can repost your question to her.

In the mean time I suggest that you wait for the results from your Neurologist and not to be too concerned.

Kind regards



Dr Anrich Burger

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