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A 34-year-old member asked:

How to get a child to stop snoring?

2 doctor answers5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Robert Knox
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 38 years experience
Childhood Snoring: Snoring in most children is about stuffy nose with swollen nasal membranes, big adenoids, and big tonsils. The greater the weight of the child, the bigger the effect of an enlarged tongue also. Go see your child's pediatrician or family doctor. Start with medications to help relieve stuffy nose. If not getting better, and sleep quality is poor due to the snoring, consider obtaining a sleep study.
Dr. Ronald Achong
Oral &Maxillofacial Surgery 19 years experience
Multiple causes: Snoring can be due to enlarged tonsils, adenoids, enlarged nasal turbinates, deviated nasal septum etc. Have your child be evaluated by a doctor.

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A 41-year-old member asked:

Did you stop snoring after your child was born?

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Holly Maes
Pediatrics 37 years experience
No, I didn't: But I didn't snore before my child was born... What is your specific concern or worry about your snoring and/or its effect during pregnancy. Please resubmit question.....
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