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A 17-year-old male asked:

i don't have sudden sleep attacks,or excessive daytime drowsiness, i do have sleep paralysis occasionaly, is it still likely to be narcolepsy ?

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Dr. Philip Miller
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Sleep study and PFT: you will need formal sleep studies and testing for obstructive sleep apnea.

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