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Is something wrong if my infant is snoring?
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
4 doctors agree
In brief: Noisy breathing
Infants are often noisy with breathing.
Untill they grow a longer neck, mouth breathing requires they arch their neck back.Most of their air passes thru rubery nostrils that vibrate with air movement & are susceptable to swelling from irritants, odors, dry heat etc. Tonsils & adenoids also contribute to airway narrowing.If you remove anything you can smell from babies air this should help.

In brief: Noisy breathing
Infants are often noisy with breathing.
Untill they grow a longer neck, mouth breathing requires they arch their neck back.Most of their air passes thru rubery nostrils that vibrate with air movement & are susceptable to swelling from irritants, odors, dry heat etc. Tonsils & adenoids also contribute to airway narrowing.If you remove anything you can smell from babies air this should help.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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Dr. Mark Birnbach
Dentistry - Cosmetic
2 doctors agree
In brief: Sleep apnea
Any snoring in an infant should be examined.
It could be the result of allergies, or an obstructed airway due to enlarged tonsils and or adenoids, or a deviated septum. It can lead to sids or brain damage.

In brief: Sleep apnea
Any snoring in an infant should be examined.
It could be the result of allergies, or an obstructed airway due to enlarged tonsils and or adenoids, or a deviated septum. It can lead to sids or brain damage.
Dr. Mark Birnbach
Dr. Mark Birnbach
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Dr. Touraj Shafai
Pediatrics
In brief: Allergic rhinitis
Most likely your baby has allergic rhinitis.
This could be caused by formula, if you are formula feeding your baby or could be due to environmental factors. I see many babies who react to products like bounce that is used on the babies clothes, strong perfumes, colognes, cigarette smoke, etc. If you can eliminate all the environmental factors and you are breastfeeding, your baby should improve.

In brief: Allergic rhinitis
Most likely your baby has allergic rhinitis.
This could be caused by formula, if you are formula feeding your baby or could be due to environmental factors. I see many babies who react to products like bounce that is used on the babies clothes, strong perfumes, colognes, cigarette smoke, etc. If you can eliminate all the environmental factors and you are breastfeeding, your baby should improve.
Dr. Touraj Shafai
Dr. Touraj Shafai
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