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Dr. Donald Jacobson
39 years experience Psychiatry
It can: The website noted below lists the following including difficulty with sleeplessness. Psychiatric side effects have included sleep disturbances, night ... Read More

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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Zoey Goore
23 years experience Pediatrics
Sleep apnea: Sleep apnea in children is a pause in breathing while asleep. Many children who have sleep apnea will snore too. Babies with sleep apnea don't usual ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Stern
23 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Peds sleep apnea: The types of sleep apnea in children are the same as those in adults. Obstructive apnea occurs when the airway closes off usually form large tonsils a ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
24 years experience Pediatrics
Sleep position: Pediatric sleep apnea can be a serious condition. There are two types, central and obstructive. Both can be diagnosed with a sleep study. Obstructi ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Wolfe
22 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Learning disabilitie: Sleep apnea has been shown to increase the risk of learning disabilities. There is also a risk of behavioral problems similar to adhd. There area my t ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Hyde
40 years experience Dentistry
Tongue postion: The position of the tongue against the back of the throat is the most likely culprit. A diagnostic scan may be needed in addition to a thorough exam ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Achong
17 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Other causes: An enlarged tongue, a retruded lower jaw, excess tissue in the soft palate, a deviated septum, enlarged nose turbinates or nasal polyps can all contri ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Fernando Juliao
29 years experience Dentistry
Airway obstruction : Nearly 100% of children with sleep apnea have 1) huge tonsils and adenoids or 2) poorly developed sinuses with mouth breathing or 3) children that s ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bernstein Joel
59 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Often: Sleep disturbances in children can be very common if the tonsils and adenoids are extremely large. Usually these children will have a serious sleep d ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Lewis
43 years experience Urology
See answer: Bedwetting (also called nocturnal enuresis) occurs in ~15% children age 5, ~5% children at age 10, and very uncommon after age 15. Causes include: del ... Read More

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