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A 49-year-old female asked about a female:
Reason for long sleep (12hrs/nt) for 19 yo w/o depression, anxiety or apnea but w/ undefined connective tissue diagnosis (close to marfan's but not)?
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Pediatrics 58 years experience
Sleep: You are sleeping because of your underlying disease or you have a possible seizure disorder. Check with your doctor.
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Need sleep study: See your sleep doctor. There are many reasons for a disorder of hyper somnolence. Further history and testing will be needed to sort out the cause and come up with a treatment plan. It could be connected to your other illness, so have the two doctors work together on it.
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Last updated Mar 18, 2017
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