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Can a 2.5 year old have sleep apnea without snoring? or do they go hand in hand? he has up to 30 sec pauses in breathing but no snoring.

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 52 years experience
Suggest: Sleep apnea usually occurs in adults in middle age and would be unusual in a toddler, but the description of apnea concerns me, and might be associated with seizure activity or even lung or cardiac issues. Regardless of etiology, have a pediatrician exam your child, as this needs help.

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Last updated May 28, 2015

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