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Is it normal that a baby of one month to sleep with mouth open?

Is it normal that a baby of one month to sleep with mouth open?

Yes quite normal: Do not worry about it. However if the baby is mouth breathing, constantly, you may want to have the baby looked at. ...Read more

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Mouth (Definition)

Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more


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My10m baby change his attitude for eating solid now he is stubborn and refuse to open mouth how can i convince him, should i force feed him?he s activ

My10m baby change his attitude for eating solid now he is stubborn and refuse to open mouth how can i convince him, should i force feed him?he s activ

Feeding babies: It is common for babies to get stubborn and not ant to eat what they previously dis. You can not force them as this will just make it worse. Sometimes focusing just on them during mealtime helps, playing little games with them helps, making it fun. Giving him finger foods that are not a choke hazard, and above all being patient. ...Read more

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What is the effect of newborn baby if he sleep with mouth open?

What is the effect of newborn baby if he sleep with mouth open?

Obstructed nose: Infants are nose breathers but breath through their mouth when the nose is plugged (mucous). The mouth may get dry doing this. But one should make sure the infant's nose is patent (unobstructed). Sometimes Normal Saline or ayers nose drops/spray may help. ...Read more

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My baby is 6 month old have snoring and open mouth in the night it does mean adenoid???

My baby is 6 month old have snoring and open mouth in the night  it does mean adenoid???

Not necessarily: I would have you see the pediatrician and bring it to his/her attention. This may need further evaluation ...Read more

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Could you explain why do I sleep with my mouth open?

Could you explain why do I sleep with my mouth open?

Mouth breather?: It is not that uncommon for someone to sleep with their mouth open, but if there is some type of breathing disorder, then it should be checked. Is your gum tissue inflamed or sore around the upper front teeth? Extra thick tissue in the back of the throat, obesity, meds, supplements, sleep position. If questions, i would see a doctor. ...Read more

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Pain in the hinge when chewing or try to open mouth widewide?

Pain in the hinge when chewing or try to open mouth widewide?

Ball and socket: Your jaw joint has a fluid within the capsule to lubricate the cartilage disc that separates your lower jaw from your skull bone(temporal). When your lower jaw goes to far back it will push the disc forward resulting in pain and clicking in your jaw joint area. The treatment is wearing a removable appliance to distract your lower jaw down and reposition the disc which will stop your pain and click. ...Read more

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What are the causes of someone to sleep with their mouth open?

What are the causes of someone to sleep with their mouth open?

Information: Most of the time it relates to the anatomy of the nose , mouth and throat. Anatomical obstruction of air flow through the nose can cause it as well as chronic allergic rhinitis. Sometimes there is no dirct cause, but simply a habit pattern. ...Read more

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Bad to breathe with mouth open while jogging? And is it ok to excercise at night?

Bad to breathe with mouth open while jogging? And is it ok to excercise at night?

Exercise: Both of these are not in any way abnormal, uncommon, and thus not sure why you would ask this question. If it was a problem probably a billion people who exercise the same way would be in trouble. ...Read more

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60 yr old male. Ringing began 1.5 yrs ago.Hearing above average. Also rings loud when i bite or open mouth wide. Improved by mouth opening exercises.

60 yr old male. Ringing began 1.5 yrs ago.Hearing above average. Also rings loud when i bite or open mouth wide. Improved by mouth opening exercises.

Please see below: This can be due to problems inside the ear or around and sometimes due to side effects of medication. I would recommend you to discuss those possible etiology with a doctor. ...Read more