Can asthma in a kid lead to sleep apnea?

Not really. Asthma, in children or adults, does not cause sleep apnea, but obstructive sleep apnea can trigger nocturnal asthma attacks. Therefore, any suspicion of osa in an asthmatic patient warrants a thorough work up.
No. Asthma per se does not cause sleep apnea. However obstruction in the upper airways including tonsillar/adenoid enlargement or significant nasal obstruction may.
Yes. Have them check for adenoid and tonsil and possible remove them.
Not usually. Sleep apnea is caused by multiple reasons. Asthma is not one of them.

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Can I get some advice for mild asthma-sleep apnea and I feel nauseated?

Treat sleep apnea. Your asthma may contribute to the sleep apnea. If you have been tested, i recommend a c-pap to treat the apnea. Not sure why you are nauseous unless you also experience a mild case of gerd. Read more...

What does it feel like to have major respiratory conditions such as sleep apnea, asthma, or any other respiratory conditions?

Sleep Apnea. Some symptoms of sleep apnea include: loud and chronic snoring choking, snorting, or gasping during sleep long pauses in breathing daytime sleepiness, no matter how much time you spend in bed waking up with a dry mouth or sore throat morning headaches restless or fitful sleep insomnia or nighttime awakenings going to the bathroom frequently during the night waking up feeling out of breath. Read more...
Depends. This would obviously be related the the individual patient's perceptions. But generally speaking, one feels short of breath, is working harder to get a full breath, often feels very anxious, is scared and depending on the severity of the attack and were the treatment is going, the patient might be sleepy, lethargic or worse as the attack proceeds if the meds are not working. Read more...

Everyday I feel short of breath no matter what I am doing. Yes I have asthma and sleep apnea but I don't like sleeping on my sleep apnea machine?

Nike Commercial Wisp. When things are EASY to do often times their value is minimal. When things are HARD to do then, almost always results have IMPORTANT VALUE. Do you take your medication and follow directions of your doctor for your asthma? Does "don't like sleeping..." mean that you DON'T use your machine as you should? Then, you will feel tired and be breathless. And nobody will be able to fix it. "Just Do It." Read more...

Can acute bronchitis/asthma trigger shortness of breathe when lying down? I have attacks after I get up from this. Is it sleep apnea?

Could be bronchitis. It could be the bronchitis or asthma that is triggering shortness of breath when lying down. With either condition you can have excess mucous which can build up when lying down and make breathing difficult. Sleep apnea does not cause shortness of breath usually. See a doctor for treatment to relieve the shortness of breath. Read more...

I suffer from asthma, and sleep apnea. I brought a air purifier to remove smoke from neighbors. Now my sinuses are dry even after using saline. Help!!

Get checked. see an ENT to rule out the presence of any toxin, pathogen, or allergen making the asthma worse. Esp, rule out the presence of mold toxins, Read more...
Room humidifier/meds. are you taking any antihistamine medication? I suggest a room humidifier to help and steam showers 4 times daily- deeply inhale the steam. Stop any and all antihistamines and review current meds with your physician. Read more...

I want to be adding oxygen to cpap for sleep apnea induced asthma attack at night as I have to us my asthma rescue med and have bad sideeffects from?

Review with doc 1st. Although this would seem to be an obvious help, please review your plans with someone who knows your case. Part of what keeps you breathing is the concentration of co2 in your blood and supplemental oxygen under the wrong circumstances could cause problems with your natural breathing drive system. Read more...

I'm a 53 yr old female 210 lbs diagnosed with pulmonary hypertension # is 42 up from #33 edema, sob on exerting no sleep apnea hx of asthma?

Pulm HTN. Is a common condition that has many causes. Longstanding asthma and obesity could be the causes for u but there are many possibilities. Often, SOB and edema are treated with diuretic i.e. Lasix (furosemide) or spironolactone. This is a good discussion of pulm Htn, best wishes... http://www.medicinenet.com/script/main/mobileart.asp?articlekey=1924&page=8. Read more...