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I suffer from sleep apnea and have recently injured my back.

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I suffer from sleep apnea and have recently injured my back . So Getting sleep the past few days has Ben very difficult . Even at the highest dose of my sleep Meds and anxiety Meds I have slept very little . Finding it very hard to function at work and also I feel dangerous . Is there any benefit of me going to a E.R ?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr.Amita replied 1 year ago.

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I am Dr.Amita and I would be helping you today.

I do not think that visiting ER if you are unable to sleep.You need assessment by your regular doctor to see how your back pain can be tackled to decrease pain so as not to interfere with your sleep.

Your regular doctor would be in a much better position to adjust your sleep medicines as well to optimal levels to induce sleep.