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Can Lack Of Oxygen At Birth Cause Behavioral Problems
Yes: Brainstem damage can affect the neural pathways which control eye movements. ...Read more
Hypoxia, is a condition in which the body as a whole or a region of the body is deprived of adequate oxygen supply. It is classified into 4 groups: - hypoxemic - oxygen is low - anemic - decreased ability for hemoglobin to carry oxygen. - ischemic - decreased blood flow. - histotoxic - oxygen is reaching the cells, but the cells are unable to use ...Read more
Yes it can: Many things can result from birth hypoxia: from nothing to severe cerebral palsy and death. Learning problems, behavioral problems, adhd, seizures occur at increased rates in neonatal hypoxia (oxygen deprivation). Not a good thing to have. If your baby suffered hypoxemia at birth, have her/him watched carefully by the pediatrician for the above problems. ...Read more
My 11 month gs has dysfunctional basal gagalia due to lack of oxygen at birth. So far has met all milestones. Are there different degrees seriousness?
Pediatric neuro: Patrick the best person to answer your question is a pediatric neurologist who will let the family know what to expect. ...Read more
Not necesarily: Some infants are rather quiet and ventilate well without ever crying. The iconic picture of a doc holding a kid up by its feet and slapping it on the bottom to get it to cry would be considered abusive by today's standards. It could hurt the hips and baby is allowed to pink upon its own with no negative effects. Monitoring of babies heart rate and breathing effort allow early intervention if needed. ...Read more
Many things..,,: Hypoxia refers to a decreased level of oxygen in the body. Many conditions can result in hypoxia including, but not limited to, lung conditions like acute asthma, copd, pulmonary embolism, etc., cardiac conditions like congestive heart failure, acute mi, valve abnormalities, etc., musculoskeletal conditions like als, diaphragmatic paralysis, etc. Hypoxia can lead to anxiety! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
No there is no evide: No there is no evidence of it. ...Read more
Possibly: It depends on the severity and length of deprivation. ...Read more
Asd or vsd: An atrial or ventricular septal defect(hole in the heart) that is small generally would not cause a problem with oxygenation. Moderately large or large size defects however can cause problems with oxygenation. ...Read more
Mechanical: Mechanical interference with full expansion of the lungs. ...Read more
An : An increase on co2 levels (hypercapnea) has more of a narcotizing effect than relative hypoxemia (lower oxygen), but either condition is unhealthy. You may very well have obstructive sleep apnea leading to daytime somnolence. You deserve a good cardio-pulmonary examination by your internist, and likely referral for a sleep study (polysomnogram=psg). ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
No: No, it is caused by byproducts of the accelerated metabolism during exercise. ...Read more
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