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Apnea Of Prematurity Age
Yes it can: The two often go together. The baby will have apnea-defined as 20 seconds or more of not breathing, which then in a neonate (baby <=28 days) will often lead to bradycardia, or low heart rate. Please have your baby seen by your pediatrician if this is going on, as prematurity is not the only cause of these symptoms. Sometimes medication is needed. ...Read more
Usually not needed: Preterm infants with apnea usually outgrow this condition prior to discharge from the hospital. If they do go home on a monitor it is usually for parental, not medical, indications in which case the duration of monitoring is quite variable. Most infants discharged on home on apnea monitors are taken off by 6 months of age. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What to do if i'm snoring from the age of 16 loud and frequent.I don't think I have sleep apnea.Since i don't choke at night.But my airways are blockedbrain damage?
Snoring: Hello. Snoring is only one symptom of obstructive sleep apnea. Daytime fatigue, witnessed apnea, obesity, hypertension, history of heart disease, MVA are all symptoms that could point to sleep apnea. There is a questionnaire called the epworth sleep score that your doctor can ask you to complete that will help determine if you should have a sleep study. Home studies are easy and accurate. ...Read more
What do you suggest if i'm snoring from the age of 16 loud and frequent.I don't think I have sleep apnea.Since i don't choke at night.But my airways are blockedbrain damage?
I have sleep apnea OCD anxiety and ADHD at age 18. Is it really rare for someone my age to have all those problems?
5 year old grandson-sleep apnea, untreated, bell's palsy, poor apetite, tires easily. 1 percentile for age. 2 weeks now outside pads of his hands are blue?
My daughter is one and her doctors are considering to take out the tonsils and adenoid because of her bad sleep apnea. What are the risks for her age?
Apnea or surgery: Risks of sleep apnea are a result of poor oxygenation in the blood--can lead to developmental defects. Risks of surgery are standard for most surgeries: pain, swelling, bleeding, infection, difficulty swallowing, incomplete healing, and reactions to medications. Most surgical risks are temporary: permanent risks are rare. Apnea risks can be permanent. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Im 20 and look bad and aged, will MS, chronic stress, insomnia, low hormones, sleep apnea, depression increase beta amyloids and make me old ?
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