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A 3-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brian Bezack
18 years experience Pediatric Pulmonology
Sleep apnea: Gasping while asleep may be a sign of sleep apnea. These symptoms should be further discussed with the pediatrician or family doctor. They may refer y ... Read More

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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cesar Vazquez
25 years experience Pediatrics
Needs further eval: Any infant with those concerns requires an in-person consults including a thorough physical exam. "Gasping" may invoke a range of problems non of whic ... Read More
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A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Rasak
33 years experience Cardiology
YES!!: He may have sleep apnea, severe reflux or CHF. Pts that cough ,wheeze, or wake up frequently is a serious problem. Sleep apnea, a life threatening pro ... Read More
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Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
PTSD: Could indeed be a reaction to combat in Viet Nam, and now experiencing nitemares and flashbacks. Not a stroke but may well be significant and chronic ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Scott Bobbitt
32 years experience Dentistry
Sleep apnea: Sounds like your baby has sleep apnea. Obstructive sleep apnea in kids is almost always caused by enlarged tonsils/adenoids. It is dangerous because ... Read More
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Dr. Laura McMullen
21 years experience Pediatrics
It : It sounds as though she may be suffering from sleep apnea - not an uncommon problem for children her age. Unlike adults, sleep apnea in healthy child ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Babak Larian
25 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Sleep apnea: It's not very likely but certainly possible. Sometimes it happens not because of being overweight but rather because of the anatomy of your jaw and th ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
? Reflux: It can cause the sore throat, and air gasp with the possible build up of acid in your throat, may be. At any rate, if sore throat isn't improving, you ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Sleep schedule: Ten pm is a good time if that fits your schedule. Try to get 8-10 hours sleep per night.
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
High blood pressure: The doctors white coat may have caused your increase in blood pressure. However, have your doctor check your urine, your eye grounds and get an ultra ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
43 years experience Family Medicine
Comfortable one: People sleep in many positions, back, abdomen and side. With proper support of the neck, legs and back most any position is best. Some would prefer ... Read More
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