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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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My first two children have never snored. My 3rd child is 16 mo old and snores like crazy. . Is this normal?
Snoring of my 10 years old? My son stays with me 4 days every 2 weeks (we're divorced) and my ex claims he has a "chronic snoring problem) however he never
snores while at my place! what could be the cause? Where do we start?
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