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My son has been admitted to hospital three times for respiratory arrest due to viral infections, could there be a underlying issue?

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Dr. Martin Raff
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
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In brief: Absolutely

Without knowing the entire story it is difficult to know what is going on here, but it certainly sounds as if he should be extensively re-evaluated.

In brief: Absolutely

Without knowing the entire story it is difficult to know what is going on here, but it certainly sounds as if he should be extensively re-evaluated.
Dr. Martin Raff
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Dr. Michael DePietro
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

Recurrent respiratory arrest would be an unusual and serious problem that needs to be discussed with that persons doctor. One potential problem would be underlying asthma, which can worsen in the setting of viral infections and even cause respiratory failure.
There are many others potential problems involving both the respiratory system or immune system problems. This needs medical care asap

In brief: Yes

Recurrent respiratory arrest would be an unusual and serious problem that needs to be discussed with that persons doctor. One potential problem would be underlying asthma, which can worsen in the setting of viral infections and even cause respiratory failure.
There are many others potential problems involving both the respiratory system or immune system problems. This needs medical care asap
Dr. Michael DePietro
Dr. Michael DePietro
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