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Red Lodge, MT
A 33-year-old female asked about a member:

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.

1 doctor answer5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 54 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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