Why is it important to tell my doctor I snore before having surgery?

Carol Ash, DO
Pulmonary Disease

Snoring is a sign of an underlying problem with your airways, which could put you at risk for issues during a surgical procedure. Watch internist and sleep expert Carol Ash, DO, explain why you should tell your doctor if you snore before surgery.

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