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Is it normal for a 6 years old child to snore?

Is it normal for a 6 years old child to snore?

Common: The tonsils & adenoids in kids grow faster in early & middle childhood than other body parts.At 6-9 kids often snore.At this point the glandular tissue stabalizes its size but the kids continue to grow. By the mid teens the snoring has gone & relative tonsil size seems smaller, though they don't actually shrink. Snoring associated with excessive day sleeping may be a sign of sleep apnea. Ck it out. ...Read more

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Dr. Jeffrey Jarvis
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Snoring (Definition)

Snoring is an abnormal, loud, hoarse, or harsh breathing sound ...Read more


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Wondering if it's normal for a 6 years old child to snore?

Wondering if it's normal for a 6 years old child to snore?

Common: The tonsils ; adenoids in kids grow faster in early ; middle childhood than other body parts.At 6-9 kids often snore.At this point the glandular tissue stabalizes its size but the kids continue to grow. By the mid teens the snoring has gone ; relative tonsil size seems smaller, though they don't actually shrink. Snoring associated with excessive day sleeping may be a sign of sleep apnea. Ck it out. ...Read more

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My child is 7 years old ans she has this bad snore since she was 4. What do I do about it?

My child is 7 years old ans she has this bad snore since she was 4. What do I do about it?

see an ENT: Snoring by itself is not necessarily dangerous but it can be associated with obstructive sleep apnea, daytime tiredness, poor school performance, bedwetting, and other behavioral problems. You should have her evaluated by an ENT to consider what might need to be done. ...Read more

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Is snoring when your 1 years old ok?

Is snoring when your 1 years old ok?

In general yes: In general, snoring is okay. Snoring becomes an issue when it is combined with restless sleep or even pauses in the breathing pattern. This can signify obstructive sleep apnea. In most children snoring can be blamed on large tonsils, large adenoids or a simple stuffy nose. As you child grows, this should be less of an issue but keep an eye on it though. If you cont to be concerned, see an ent. ...Read more

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I am snoring too much. What treatment would be good for me(50 years old)?

I am snoring too much. What treatment would be good for me(50 years old)?

Snoring remedies: Avoid sleeping on your back ( sew a tennis ball into a pocket on the back of a t-shirt) lose weight see and ENT to be sure there aren't any nasal obstructions take medication for allergies use breathe rite strips have a dentist custom make an oral appliance. ...Read more

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What to do if i'm snoring, what medicine is good for me(50 years old)?

What to do if i'm snoring, what medicine is good for me(50 years old)?

Snoring: I usually recommend weight loss as the ultimate treatment. If not obese, then Afrin nasal spray for no longer than 5 days. After using the spray for 3 days, have a sleep partner rate your snoring. If resolved or much improved, then your nasal passages are contributing to the snoring. Begin saline nasal spray and follow with Nasacort (triamcinolone) OTC. If no improvement consider a dental device may help. ...Read more

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What do you advise if I'm snoring what medicine is good for me(50 years old)?

What do you advise if I'm snoring what medicine is good for me(50 years old)?

Agree wi Dr Gergits: The reason for the snoring needs to be determined before a fix can be identified. Sometimes a sleep study is needed for this reason. ...Read more

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I'm just 23 years old and snoring quite badly. My friends are telling me they can't sleep because of my loud snoring. How do I stop snoring?

I'm just 23 years old and snoring quite badly. My friends are telling me they can't sleep because of my loud snoring. How do I stop snoring?

Find the cause: Snoring is related to either a restricted airflow or turbulent airflow that can be caused by a number of things, such as the position you sleep, the size and position of the tongue, soft palate, uvula, mandible, tonsils, and any problems with your nose. Depending on the cause, a number of options can be discussed. If your problem is strictly snoring, a pillar procedure may help. ...Read more

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