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A 7-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louis Cooper
47 years experience Pediatrics
See ent: See pediatric ear nose throat doctor. Patient may have enlarged tonsils and or adenoids. Good luck.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
32 years experience Family Medicine
Obstruction: you have an obstruction somewhere in your upper airway that is causing the noise. I don't know what your weight is, but obese people can have simple ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you and your symptoms warrant evaluation by a physician. If you are overweight yo ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Stephen Gordon
42 years experience Dentistry
1st -Lose Weight: For 5'8" you need to be 160 or less to have a healthy body mass index. With this amount of weight reduction, you will not only reduce or eliminate sn ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Varies: There may be more than one cause. Valero apnea could potentially be the cause of your slope issues. There are multiple potential causes of heel and k ... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Datta Malyavantham
20 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Sleep Disorder: Hello lucy, will need more information. If this is a chronic recurring episode, you will need a sleep study. Most sleep center will test you for sle ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience Preventive Medicine
Sleep apnea: This is a very common sleep disorder. Many people do not have any idea that they have it. Waking up suddenly "with a snort" is typical. You should get ... Read More
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A 100-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Arenberg
30 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Could be sleep apnea: But you need to see a doctor. The internet is a great place to answer some questions like "what is "sleep apnea?" or "what is cheyne-stokes breathing? ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Zetoony
17 years experience Sleep Medicine
Environment: During sleep both rem and nrem there is decreased auditory input from our environment. Noises that would normally be disturbing are not heard. This ... Read More
A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
59 years experience Family Medicine
Choke during sleep: Need to see your doctor. There are several possibilities, including sleep apnea, or regurgitatiion of stomach contents during sleep, called gerd.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Siegel
37 years experience Pulmonology
May be sleep apnea: Have your friend check the Epworth Sleepiness Scale. Sleep tests can be performed in a sleep lab or with ambulatory sleep monitors which measure oxyge ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Carlos Satulovsky
27 years experience Psychiatry
Baby: Babies sleep so many hours that the night alone would not be enough. Plus, they require frequent feeding, so they wake up often. And on top, they are ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tatyana Gitlevich
27 years experience Neurology
Narcolepsy: This phenomenon frequently seen in the setting of narcolepsy. You may need a sleep study, particularly mslt test (mult sleep latency test).
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Justin Nelson
15 years experience Pediatric Dentistry
Sleep paralysis: Granted that apnea patients will have some griding issues and more a grasping for breath your other descriptive terms seem more like it would be sleep ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Not sure why: You fall asleep at 6 pm because you get up at 304 am. You would benefit form seeing your doc and or a sleep specialist. You may have food allergies. ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Bezack
17 years experience Pediatric Pulmonology
Yes: When you have sleep apnea, you are not getting restful sleep. Your sleep is very fragmented because the brain is.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience Preventive Medicine
Possible, unlilkely: Sleep apnea can be viewed on line by googling it. Note that there is consriction of breathing that compromises the oxygen requirement of the automati ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Fatigue: You may have chronic fatigue syndrome which some people feel may be post viral. Other causes may be due to depression, anemia or thyroid disease. You ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jesse Krakauer
44 years experience Endocrinology
Agree - #1: B"sd sleep apnea a prime consideration. If not that, then peri-menopausal hormonal disturbance would be my second thought. Additional hormonal conside ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Sleep apnea: Yes an congested nose can cause temporary sleep apnea. Try using saline nose drops before going to bed. You can also take an antihistamine or use a st ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Reeves
29 years experience Neurology
Hmmm: Could still be myoclonus. Possibilities include epileptic myoclonus, subcortical myoclonus, and other other movement disorders. Movement disorders w ... Read More
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A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Van der Werff
38 years experience Dentistry
Cool body: Our bodies need to cool when we sleep and sweating is oneway for it to do so. You might try fewer blankets or sleeping in a cooler room to avoid the ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Cunnar
26 years experience Family Medicine
Possibly: Rem sleep is an important part of your sleep cycle. If you were in my office, i would ask you how you know you are waking during REM sleep. Usually, ... Read More
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