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My 2.5 year old snores loudly and breathes thru mouth when sleeping? Is this normal or reason for concern?

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Dr. Mark Diamond
Pediatrics
3 doctors agree

In brief: Concern

Generally this does not happen at this age.
Although not an emergency, you should see your pediatrician for the cause.Usual causes include allergies and / or some sort of nasal obstruction.

In brief: Concern

Generally this does not happen at this age.
Although not an emergency, you should see your pediatrician for the cause.Usual causes include allergies and / or some sort of nasal obstruction.
Dr. Mark Diamond
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Dr. Jeffrey Jarvis
Dentistry
2 doctors agree

In brief: Reason for concern

It is not normal for a 2 year old to snore loudly.
It is a sign of a resticted airway. Please talk to your pediatrician, who may recomment an ENT to evaluate the airway, tonsils, etc. Proper airflow is important for growth and development.

In brief: Reason for concern

It is not normal for a 2 year old to snore loudly.
It is a sign of a resticted airway. Please talk to your pediatrician, who may recomment an ENT to evaluate the airway, tonsils, etc. Proper airflow is important for growth and development.
Dr. Jeffrey Jarvis
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