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Are there links between laryngomalacia and aversion to foods?

Are there links between laryngomalacia and aversion to foods?

Dairy?: I have seen a number of babies do poorly on dairy-based formulas or when their breastfeeding mothers drank milk. Rarely, soy can also be an issue. Discuss this with the ent. It may be an issue of a more restricted diet for a breastfeeding mom or a different formula. Note that lactose free doesn't mean dairy free. ...Read more

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Does laryngomalacia can affect how to speech?

Speech pathologist: After an otolaryngologist has evaluated and treated the patient for this problem, a speech pathologist may be advisable to deal with the dysphonia caused by the laryngeal damage. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if laryngomalacia can affect acquisition of speech?

Can you tell me if laryngomalacia can affect acquisition of speech?

If severe: Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and neurologic disease are most common medical comorbidities.Other comorbidities that influence the outcome presence of an additional airway lesion,congenital heart disease, and the presence of syndrome or genetic disorder.Delay in speech may also have relationship to severity of laryngomalacia.Mild form should not have speech problem especially if outgrow ...Read more

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Where can I find someone to help me take care of laryngomalacia baby?

Laryngomalacia: You may consider pediatric ENT at Stanford University Hospital or UC Davis Hospital. ...Read more

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Can you explain laryngomalacia and how serious it is and any complications with it and what to watch out for ?

Can you explain laryngomalacia and how serious it is and any complications with it and what to watch out for ?

Strider: Laryngomalacia most common cause of stridor in infants. Need for treatment determined by severity of symptoms. In more than 90% of cases, the only treatment necessary for laryngomalacia is time. Most symptoms improve over time. Your pediatrician will refer you to a pediatric ENT doc if he/she concerned. ...Read more

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If you have laryngomalacia, are you likely to get failure to thrive?

If you have laryngomalacia, are you likely to get failure to thrive?

Possibly: Since an increase in overall work of breathing will divert calories from growth, this condition can lead to slow growth early on. As the child's airway improves with age and the work of breathing decreases, catch-up growth would likely occur. ...Read more

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Can laryngomalacia be linked with digestive problems?

Yes: Most common associated symptoms related to feeding include regurgitation (ge reflux), emesis, cough, choking, and slow feedings. Infants with laryngomalacia may have a difficult time coordinating suck swallow breath sequence for feeding as a result of their airway obstruction and sometimes have aspiration problems.Treatment of ge reflux and thickening of feedings for aspiration often help. ...Read more

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Are there any over-the-counter treatments for laryngomalacia?

No: Tincture of time.Nicknamed infantile larynx. Most laryngomalacia disappears by 12-24 months of age. Stridor may come and go over months depending on your child’s growth and activity level. Very rare severe forms of laryngomalacia require surgery.Prolonged laryngomalacia may persist in weak muscular disorders like cerebral palsy. ...Read more

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If a laryngomalacia stridor reappears in a 1 year old is a bad prognosis?

If a laryngomalacia stridor reappears in a 1 year old is a bad prognosis?

Probably Not: If it totally disappeared and reappeared then an evaluationis probably necessary by your pediatrician or a pediatric ENT specialist.Bad progn osis?Unlikely, but probably more annoying. ...Read more

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My baby had an xray for laryngomalacia doc said it shows a shadow but didn't seem concerned should I be or is it normal?

My baby had  an xray for laryngomalacia doc said it shows a shadow but didn't seem concerned should I be or is it normal?

Strider: Laryngomalacia most common cause of stridor in infants. Need for treatment determined by severity of symptoms. In more than 90% of cases, the only treatment necessary for laryngomalacia is time. Most symptoms improve over time. Your pediatrician will refer you to a pediatric ENT doc if he/she concerned. ...Read more