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13 year old night terrors

A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Night terrors: Establish bedtime routine, make sure the child gets enough rest, no staying up too late, be patient, do not wake the child up during the attack, make ... Read More
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Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Sleep entry disorder: A working concept places this process as a sleep entry disorder.The idea is that a short or longer term deficit in restorative sleep, leads to a rapid ... Read More

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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohammad Khan
29 years experience Pediatrics
Adolescent: In adolescence many psychological problem may worsen. Please see your primary care and may need counseling and psychological evaluation
A 9-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
40 years experience Pediatrics
Consider ENT: Tonsillar and adenoidal hypertrophy can cause snoring in a nine year old child. Snoring in any child is not an acceptable situation as it suggests ai ... Read More
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Dr. Visalakshi Vallury
23 years experience Family Medicine
Snoring: Snoring can be a sign of sleep apnea. This can prevent adequate rest and should be evaluated. There's no treatment for night terrors, but you can he ... Read More
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Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
40 years experience Preventive Medicine
Night Terrors: Share: own dreams & give permission for openly discussing issues in his dreams. Be extremely careful to NOT put down/dismiss any of his fears/concerns; t ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
32 years experience Neurology
Speak to doctor: Some children have night terrors which pass with time. Obviously, a more detailed history of your daughter would be necessary in order to determine i ... Read More
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Dr. Adam King
Dr. Adam King answered
14 years experience Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Head Injury: There is no such thing as a "mild concuson" the old grading scale has lost it's usefulness. We know a conclusion is a conclusion, and everyone recove ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Unusual pattern: Night terrors are seldom as persistent as described.If you can touch the kid lightly during an "event" and they awake & acknowledge you immediately, i ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ryan Phasouk
17 years experience Family Medicine
Every night?: Most children outgrow their night terrors but it can take 1 to 2 years. Some children have them 2-3 times per week. If this is happening on a nightl ... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Work on sleep: Night terrors are often seen in kids with poor or irregular sleep habits that lead to long term deficits in quality deep sleep. The usual gradual glid ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Robin Ifft
42 years experience Pediatrics
If : If she is consistently waking around 2-3 hours after falling asleep, try going into her room around 1 hour after falling asleep and gently touching he ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Zanger
32 years experience Cardiology
Murmurs: Not likely murmurs give other symptoms related to breathlessness etc.

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