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What Do You Do If A Person Stops Breathing But They Still Have A Pulse
Get help!: Depending on age e.g. Between 3 and 6 months apnea like this is sometimes a forerunner of sids. No matter that a doctor does not find any abnormality, insist on an apnea monitor until the danger period is over (about the end of the first year). You may not get any alarms but you will surely sleep better.If the child is older it might be sleep apnea. ...Read more
My 11 month old son stops breathing numerous times a night for about 10 seconds each. Whats wrong with him?
Several reasons: This cessation of breathing in an infant can be central - nervous system, obstruction - blocking air entering his lungs or a mix of both. This is rare in full term infants and should be evaluated by his physician for a cause. ...Read more
See her doctor: If she is having extended pauses in her breathing she should be seen by her doctor as soon as possible. ...Read more
M.D. visit: It is important to check with your doctor. There are many causes of apnea in this age group. These will include enlarged adenoids, airway narrowing or central nervous system problems. Babies breathe through their noses and any congestion can also cause apnea. Keeping their nasal passages clear is important. ...Read more
My 3 months bb got gun earpierced after the gun was shot she cries then suddenly stops breathing turned red and her body was stiff what was that?
Don't do this again: You hurt your baby to the point they seized? They were in so much pain they stopped breathing? ...Read more
I think my brother stops breathing in his sleep. He is healthy. Is this possible? Should I be worried?
My gf son is vomiting a lot but he stops breathing after he's vomits then starts breathing. What should she do?
Not enough info: Would need to know how old child is, any prematurity history, ongoing medical conditions, duration of the apneic periods, etc., etc. If in doubt, at minimum, page pediatrician and ask for advice--if unable to contact, get checked in er for child's safety & wellbeing. ...Read more
Wat to do with baby crying then suddenly stops breathing turn dark red and whole body turns hard for like 5-8 sec.
My 11 month old baby turns purple when he cries or gets angry and he stops breathing is this bad? What can I do so that don't happen?
Breath-holding : Spells can occur in infants, sometimes with " passing out" from constriction of blood vessels in the brain from blowing off carbon dioxide. If it's a breath-holding spell, you'll need to ignore it in an 11-mo.-old so it won't become a "learned behavior." you'll only be able to do so after your pediatrician rules out cardiac or neurological problems that shouldn't be ignored. ...Read more
I noticed that my dad stops breathing sometimes while he is sleeping and I am worried about him. Is there anything wrong with him? I love him!
He may have Sleep: Apnea, especially if he is overweight, snores, has daytime drowsiness & a + family history. Health risks of untreated sleep apnea can be quite serious. See www.sleepapnea.org/learn/sleep-apnea.html. Use your smart phone to video& audio record him during sleep. Show it to him, encourage him to see his doctor for a physical exam & referral for an overnight sleep study & save the video for his M.D. ...Read more
It depends: If a person is having difficulty breathing due to an asthma attack, then they should receive albuterol, a common asthma rescue medication. If a person is not breathing due to an asthma attack, then lifesaving measures must be taken by initiating CPR and calling 911. Subsequent care by authorities will focus on treating the underlying asthma attack. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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