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What could cause involuntary vocal cord vibration when lying down? For the past few weeks as I try to go to sleep my vocal cords will start making noise-it is not a snore or a wheeze, just a moan noise. This had never happened to me before and I'm wonderi
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When my 5 year old is at rest & while sleeping you can hear him breathe louder through nose. No wheezing or straining or snoring any suggestions?
Sound similar to inspiratory wheezing but through my nose not lungs that's daily and all day long? Some snoring at nightNever had asthma or allergies
Allergies: People do not realize you can have inflammation of the nasal walls without knowing you have allergies or even have tumors called polyps. I would recommend having your doc look into the nose to see what the problem is. You may be sensitive to foods or chemicals you are being exposed to or even medications. ...Read more
I am experiencing wheezing (worsened by: in the evening, at night, lying flat). PFT is normal, chest X-ray is normal, no allergies, asthma has been ruled out, sleep apnea was ruled out through a sleep study, I do snore very loudly though.?
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
Ask your partner: There may be no difference to your bed partner if it is keeping them up! snoring is usually caused by the palate and uvula vibrating in the back of your throat. Noisy breathing could be related to nasal issues like allergies, a deviated septum or enlarged turbinates. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Breathing noises: Stridor noise made by air passing through narrowed, obstructed or floppy airway. Stridor can be inspiratory or exhalatory. Most inspiratory stridor is in larynx/ prox. Trachea. Some exhalatory noise in trachea ususally tracheomalacia. Both inspiratory and exhalatory (biphasic) can be in airway just below vocal cords. Wheezing high-pitched whistling sound made while exhaling commonly asthma/bronchiolitis ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How can you tell the difference between Asthma and Mitral Repair Annuloplasty Ring 2 yrs on causing wheezing on exhaling Air at night when lying down?
Confused abt difference between asthma & bronchitis. Don't both cause wheezing/phlegm? Must I take meds for asthma if I only have symp's w/bronchitis?
Many options.: Snoring can be a sign of sleep apnea. May want to have a sleep study performed. Your family md can order a sleep study and one can be performed at a sleep center. Consult and ENT and an oral surgeon afterwards for surgical options, CPAP and an oral appliance. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
snoring is often worse if you sleep on your back, so avoid that position (sew a pocket on the back of a t-shirt and put a tennis ball in it)
see an ENT to evaluate tonsils, adenoids, deviated septum
use nasal rinses and breath right strips to open nasal passages
if you have allergies, take your medication. ...Read more
Dental appliance: Snoring is a vibration of soft tissues at the back of the throat including the soft palate. There is usually a partial obstruction of the airway. One needs to see a dentist who is trained in dental sleep medicine. Snoring is a symptom of sleep apnea and this must be checked for. A trained dentist can then make either a snoring appliance or a sleep apnea appliance after a sleep study is done. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer