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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Hack
32 years experience Internal Medicine
Maybe: Snoring is more associated with the airway and may be reflective of sleep apnea. Hiccups are non-specific and reflect irritation to the diaphragm. Hic ... Read More

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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sidney Vinson
26 years experience Gastroenterology
Perhaps: Gerd certainly may be related to hiccups but probably not snoring. A large hiatal hernia can certainly cause hiccups but again would not be related to ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bassman
44 years experience Dentistry
Strange: This could be a product of insufficient breathing while sleeping. I would recommend seeing a dr. Whom may refer you for a sleep study.
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Maybe make a video.: To show his pediatrician what's happening, the parents can make a movie of their child's breathing. Show the face, chest, and tummy at the same time, ... Read More
A 6-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lonnie Smith
38 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Possible sleep apnea: Check with your pediatrician. It could be sleep apnea.
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A 7-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Probably. Call Peds!: Probaby. Discuss ASAP with pediatrician. Your child is probably predisposed to Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. Dont' wait - Call Peds.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Farhad Sigari
19 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Good Question!: No, not always. However, those who snore loudly should be screened for sleep apnea with a detailed history and possibly a sleep study. Those who snore ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hanul Bhandari
12 years experience Sleep Medicine
See below: Good question. Obstructive sleep apnea (osa) ; autonomic dysfunction have been studied intently over the recent years. There are direct links surfacin ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Maybe the reverse: Perhaps a problem in the upper airway is causing obstructive sleep apnea. See an otolaryngologist and get this addressed.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bassman
44 years experience Dentistry
Hard to say: If your breathing is compromised by sleep apnea, many symptoms can appear. Numbness is always a concern- neurological problems, respiratory problems, ... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eric Chevlen
46 years experience Medical Oncology
No.: No.
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Gordon
42 years experience Dentistry
Typical causes are..: Snoring is serious and should be evaluated by a physician. Various typical reasons could be: decreased airway space, enlarged tongue, uvula and/or to ... Read More
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience Ophthalmology
Not likely: More likely is allergies. See a md.
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Many issues: Please see your family doctor. This forum isn't going fix all these problems. You need on-going support.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience Preventive Medicine
Yes: This means that your rem sleep is compromised because that is when sleep paralysis occurs. Sleep apnea is a compromise of brainstem. Both are most lik ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carin Van Gelder
24 years experience Emergency Medicine
Yes but...: Not all snoring is caused by obesity and not all obese patients snore. If your or someone you know snores and is obese, often he/she can have obstruc ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Howard Feinberg
36 years experience Rheumatology
Sleep apnea : This could all be related to sleep apnea. You will require a sleep study and possibly treatment. There are many other causes for your symptoms. You ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience Cardiology
Yes: Yes but there could be many other causes. Get evaluated by a physician.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Can lead to..: Yes it can lead to.....
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Twitches: Twitched can occur in stage of sleep called rapid eye movement stage, and can occur during dreaming while in that stage.
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Symptoms: Your symptoms may be due gastroesophageal reflux
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A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Nyet: No, they are not.
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