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1yr.old cries, snores, stops breathing while sleeping. purposefully bangs head a lot (in good moods). & had several ear infections. related?

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Dr. Elton Behner
Dentistry 37 years experience
Discuss this: with your pediatrician and possibly ENT. Possible upper airway obstruction/malformation. A sleep study may be required or at least a CT scan to determine airway volume and patency. Any swallowing issues?
Dr. Elton Behner
Dentistry 37 years experience
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Happy to be of service.
Jul 23, 2015
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Pulmonology 36 years experience
Apnea: From your description, your child may have sleep disordered breathing. A virtual consultation and uploading a video clip may assist your physician. Snoring may lead to a reduction in airflow and cause secondary problems as a consequence. Nasal saline and cool air mist can be used until you see your physician. The daytime behavior may be a result of poor sleep or ear pain.Please see your physician

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