A 7-year-old male asked:
Baby 9 months snores reflux wheezy allergys noticed he seems to hold breath in sleep and gasps in sleep occasionally ? What could cause this
1 doctor answer
Dr. Scott Bobbitt answered
31 years experience in 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 it can seriously restrict their growth and development. Get ur baby to the pediatrician for eval and ENT referral. Good luck!
Answered on Aug 17, 2014
90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:
People also searched for:
Connect by text or video with a U.S. board-certified doctor now — wait time is less than 1 minute!