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Baby Breathing Heavy In Sleep
?sleep disorder: You are a bit young for true sleep apnea, but you could be experiencing nocturnal panic attacks, and either could make your other co-morbidities far worse. Have you had a traumatic event which triggered all of this?? Discuss possibility of overnight sleep study with your doctor. ...Read more
>400 lbs, edema legs/feet, severe sleep apnea, shortness of breath >50ft, has indigestion for 3 days laboring to breathe, sleeps a lot . Heart?
Baby 9 months snores reflux wheezy allergys noticed he seems to hold breath in sleep and gasps in sleep occasionally ? What could cause this
Sleep apnea: Sounds like your baby has sleep apnea. Obstructive sleep apnea in kids is almost always caused by enlarged tonsils/adenoids. It is dangerous because it can seriously restrict their growth and development. Get ur baby to the pediatrician for eval and ENT referral. Good luck! ...Read more
Wake up during sleep, can't move, heavy chest, try hard to breath& teeth grinding hard. Lasts abt a min each time. Is it sleep paralysis or apnea?
When in sleep cycle does 92 yo have REM and deep sleep? In bed from 2100 till 1000 but fitful sleep. Not refreshed in am even when sleeps thru night.
Polysomnogram!: If you want a precise answer to the question you will need a polysomnogram (psg) also known as a sleep study. If you dream, you undoubtedly have some rem sleep. But it may be adequate. Heartburn? Gastric reflux? Restless legs? Sleep apnea? Nightmares? Medication effects? Night-time urination? Spine or joint pain? All these possibilities can and do contribute to fitful sleep. ...Read more
How fast should a newborn breath, my daughter seems to be breathing fast esp when sleeping and pulling to breath born w fluid in lungs (resolved) she's 1week?
Periodic breathing: Newborns breath fast...Around 40-50 x a minute. They also have a cycle of breathing called periodic breathing where they breathe very fast then slow it down and can have an interval of up to 10-15 seconds of "holding their breath" then it starts over. As long as she is pink and eating well and in no distress she is fine. If worried at all see your pediatrician..Reassurance is very helpful. ...Read more
Is continuous diffulty in swallowing be a sign of sleep apnea.I have poor sleep and wake up with sore throat.MD dismissed sleep apnea as iam not obese?
See an ENT: Swallowing difficulty is not a typical sign of sleep apnea, but can be related to other problems that may affect your sleep (like very large tonsils, for example). This should be evaluated by an ENT. Throat could be sore because of dryness and irritation from mouth-breathing/snoring, sinus drainage, or acid reflux. If your nose is obstructed (e.g. deviated septum), this can worsen mouth breathing. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My Daughter is experiencing wheezing (worsened by: breathing in cold air, lying flat, exposure to secondhand smoke, in the evening, at night) .
Secondhand smoke: The most important intervention is the elimination of secondhand smoke. Children who live with smokers have a higher rate of asthma and more severe asthma symptoms. Secondhand smoke spreads throughout a living space so smoking must stop in entire living space. The car also needs to be smoke free. Follow up with doctor as child may still need medication for the wheezing. ...Read more
While falling asleep i suddenly couldn't breath/move for 5 seconds. Is it more likely sleep paralysis or apnea? (i don't snore and always sleep poor)
Was lying in bed drowsy and felt my whole body become hot, heavy, paralysed and started vibrating. Passed quickly enough and i broke out in a sweat. Seizure, arrhythmia or regular sleep paralysis?
2.5y/o with noisy breathing, snoring, short pauses in breathing during sleep. Tonsillar hypertrophy= 2-3+. Does this indicate tonsillectomy?
3 weeks: Difficult to breathe lying down (very sideways).Worse in evenings.Tickling cough.Hard to sleep. No fatigue.Never smoked, no alcohol. Serious?
Any unexplained: shortness of breath deserves a full medical exam and workup including a chest x-ray and pulse oximetry. ...Read more
9m old baby boy.has very disturbed sleep at night.rarely gasps in sleep.wife thinks he is crying in sleep.what could be reasons for gasping?
Needs further eval: Any infant with those concerns requires an in-person consults including a thorough physical exam. "Gasping" may invoke a range of problems non of which should be ignored. The more common possibilities include silent episodes of reflux, nasal congestion/obstruction, enlarged adenoids e.g obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), and more serious concerns that involve the sleep centers of the brain ...Read more
Can septoplasty cause sleep apnea? I've read sleep apnea is due to obstructed breathing. So if septoplasty leaves a lot of scarring, could it be enough to obstruct breathing and cause sleep apnea? My sister has sleep apnea and uses a cpap machine. I don'
Septoplasty...apnea: On the contrary, septoplasty is supposed to increase air flow. There will always be scarring after surgery but scarring results in tightening and shrinkage of tissue. Many early snoring surgeries were aimed at creating scar tissue to tighten the palatal tissue and in theory increasing the airway opening. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What are normal breathing sounds for 92 yo? All night long has gasps, lapses, loud breaths, not typical snoring. Never noisy before. Sleep apnea?
Could be sleep apnea: But you need to see a doctor. The internet is a great place to answer some questions like "what is "sleep apnea?" or "what is cheyne-stokes breathing?" the internet not a good place to get a diagnosis. That requires obtaining a complete history, a hands-on physical exam, maybe a sleep study or echocardiogram, etc., use the internet to get the questions to bring to your doctor, not the answers. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My 2 week newborn sometime breaths heavily and gasps for air and his eyes move around is this a seizure ?
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