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Dr. Steven P. Medical Doctor

New York City, New York
  I'm an otolaryngologist in solo private practice in midtown Manhattan. I'm the author of the book, : A physician reveals the #1 reason why so many of us are sick and tired. It's been endorsed by numerous NY Times best-selling authors such as Dr. Christiane Northrup, Mary Shomon,... Full Bio
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Why UARS is Harder to To Treat Than Sleep Apnea

Almost routinely, I see patients who repeatedly stop breathing at night but don’t have any significant apneas on sleep studies. Jennifer was...

Podcast #14: Your Questions Answered

In this episode, I answer 13 of your questions that I get through my blog, email, and contact me page. This is completely live and unscripted. I...

An Out-Of-The Box Explanation For Chronic Stress

Here’s a very good story about one of my past guest interviewees, Dr. Avram Gold . Sleep Review Magazine published an interesting article that...

Tom Hanks, Spies, and My Dilemma As A Sleep Apnea Surgeon

One of my greatest challenges as a sleep apnea surgeon is what to do when patients require additional surgery because the first one didn’t...

Why Interrupted Sleep Is Worse Than Short Sleep

Everyone has experienced interrupted sleep. From having a new child, to car alarms or a barking dog, it’s a given that our sleep will be...
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Jun 27 2009 by shelley c.


 I am a 54 yr f never had anal sex.  clear sticky discharge and cracks around my anus very itchy for about 4 mos.  the discharge is new.  Also a flap of skin that gets irritated right above the area between my anus and vagina  stool is soft more often than not. What can this be?



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