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Apnea of infancy

Introduction: Apnea of infancy

Description of Apnea of infancy

Apnea of infancy (medical condition): Apnea of infancy occurs in children who are younger...more »

See also:

Infantile sleep apnea:
  »Introduction: Infantile sleep apnea
  »Symptoms of Infantile sleep apnea
  »Causes of Infantile sleep apnea
  »Treatments for Infantile sleep apnea

Apnea of infancy: Related Topics

These medical condition or symptom topics may be relevant to medical information for Apnea of infancy:

Apnea of infancy as a Disease

Apnea of infancy: Another name for Infantile sleep apnea (or close medical condition association).
  »Introduction: Infantile sleep apnea
  »Symptoms of Infantile sleep apnea
  »Causes of Infantile sleep apnea
  »Treatments for Infantile sleep apnea

Apnea of infancy: Related Diseases

Apnea of infancy: Apnea of infancy is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Causes of Apnea of infancy

Some of the causes of Apnea of infancy are included in the list below:

  • Following a complete medical evaluation, if a cause of apnea isn't found, it's often called apnea of infancy

Symptoms of Apnea of infancy (Infantile sleep apnea)

Some of the symptoms of Apnea of infancy incude:

  • Longer total sleep time than normal
  • Snoring
  • More effort in breathing (flaring nostrils, heaving chests, sweating). The chest may have an inward motion during sleep.
  • Irritability
  • Failure to grow and gain weight

Treatments for Apnea of infancy (Infantile sleep apnea)

Treatments for Apnea of infancy (Infantile sleep apnea) include:

  • Infants with AOI can be observed at home with the help of a special monitor prescribed by a sleep specialist. This monitor records chest movements and heart rate and can relay the readings to a hospital apnea program or save them for future examination by a doctor. Parents and caregivers will be taught CPR before the child is sent home

Treatment of Apnea of infancy: For more treatment information about Apnea of infancy, see treatment of Infantile sleep apnea (Apnea of infancy)

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