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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Children's hospital: The specialists at the children's hospital can evaluate such a child, if his pediatrician has seen him and decided there is no cold, cough, nor mucus ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Seely
37 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
The : The noise coming from your throat as you're drifting off to sleep could represent a few different possibilities. As we go into deeper levels of sleep ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robin Larabee
25 years experience Pediatrics
Likely normal but...: Babies make a lot of noises from their noses. As long as he is comfortable and you don't see signs of trouble breathing (ribs showing, fast/shallow b ... Read More
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Dr. Laura Anissian
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Tonsils: This is likely totally normal. Does he have large tonsils?
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 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patrick Melder
26 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Ask your partner: There may be no difference to your bed partner if it is keeping them up! snoring is usually caused by the palate and uvula vibrating in the back of yo ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
They're the same: Asthma and bronchitis are points along a spectrum of bronchospastic diseases, blending seamless along the path. There is no sharp demarcation between ... Read More
A 70-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Ein
47 years experience Infectious Disease
See below: You have a cold. I recommend an over the counter decongestant either phenylephrine nose drops or spray or pseudephedrine tablets (the ones locked up b ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Def'n below: Wheezing when breathing in.
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Steven
29 years experience Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
Not really: Bronchospasm, or a constriction of the airways, is the major symptom of asthma. It can be present all by itself, as in exercise-induced asthma, or it ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sue Ferranti
28 years experience Internal Medicine
Category...: Copd, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, is one disease that causes chronic airway obstruction. So, chronic airway obstruction is the category tha ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Bronchitis: This condition is due to a virus in about 95% of cases. Airway reactivity is the fact that the tubes into your lungs are inflamed, and as a result co ... Read More
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
42 years experience Family Medicine
Here we go?: No, not related. Treatment is with a c-pap machine are others as you listed. Care is directed by someone trained in sleep disorders. You can have C ... Read More
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A 8-year-old female asked:
Dr. Keith Leap
27 years experience Emergency Medicine
Fever, cough, green: As long as your child has no fever, has clear to light yellow nasal drainage and no significant cough, it is likely a head cold (or ' viral upper resp ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
24 years experience Internal Medicine
LPR.: LPR can lead to symptoms that mimic asthma and allergic rhinitis. And being that LPR/GERD can affect us more at night, they can disrupt your sleep.
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carlo Hatem
24 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Distress: The natural response to severe shortness of breath can reach panic level. I find that using anxiety to describe this reaction is extremely dangerous s ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
27 years experience Family Medicine
Apnea: Obstrutive due to dynamic narrowing of upper airway (nose/throat/wind pipe) by a large tongue, jaw deformities, obesity. Pt usually snores. Central ap ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Lederman
39 years experience Dentistry
Overlap: Nocturnal hypoxia is a drop in oxygen in the blood when sleeping. It's associated with sleep apnea, but also with hypoxic chronic bronchitis pulmonary ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Wheezing causes: Bronchiolitis is caused by a virus called the respiratory syncytial virus and usually lastsfor7-10days. Bronchial asthma is usually caused by aller ... Read More
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A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ellen Altenburg
30 years experience Pediatrics
Suggestions: Have you tried an inhaled nasal steroid for the rhinitis? Your dentist can make you a mouth guard that may help with your snoring. There are also surg ... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
Defintely sounds: like airway obstruction. In order to figure out if this is an upper airway obstruction (tonsil enlargement, for example) or lower airway obstruction ... Read More
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 72-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayana Trivedi
38 years experience Internal Medicine
GERD or PND: Post Nasal Drip (PND ) can cause night time cough and so does Reflux Esphagitis in supine position. Try taking Claritin like drug at night. Do you ha ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Farhad Sigari
19 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Provent: Referrring to provent?...Epap is the measurable postive pressure in your airway as you exhale. So as you breath out provent causes pressure to build ... Read More

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