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INFANT DEEDING TUBE

A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heather Joyce
15 years experience Pediatrics
Feeding Method: A gastrostomy tube (g-tube for short) is a small tube, held in place by a balloon that provides an opening to the stomach. It is usually used for liqu ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robin Larabee
26 years experience Pediatrics
Complex: Ng tubes are temporary feeding tubes used for patients who cannot feed or swallow correctly. Most infants needing ng tubes are simply too sick or too ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
G- tube need: The primary reason for a g-tube would be the long term inability of a patient to take adequate nutrition by mouth to sustain normal body needs. This ... Read More
Dr. Noel Alonso
23 years experience Pediatrics
Varied...: The more common reasons why an infant would have a g-tube would be because of problems with the mechanics of chewing/swallowing or because feeding by ... Read More
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
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More information: Why is the baby on continuous feeds? What is the baby's medical history?
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Bypass tubes: The cost may be an issue by any method, tube reversal a potential choice but is not always successful. A fertility center can harvest some of your egg ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Victor Beshay
20 years experience Fertility Medicine
IVF: In vitro fertilization (ivf) = test tube babies.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marilynn Frederiksen
47 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Test tube baby: A test tube baby is a layman's term for a baby conceived using in vitro fertilization.
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A 15-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dwain Rickertsen
36 years experience Family Medicine
Family practice : When you take an egg from a woman and sperm from man. They can be put together in a test tube for fertilization. The fertilized egg can then be froz ... Read More
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Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Derogatory term: This is a slang/ derogatory term for pregnancies from assisted reproductive technology.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Storment
29 years experience Fertility Medicine
IVF: In vitro fertilization, also commonly known as ivf, is the treatment of choice in cases of infertility when both fallopian tubes are blocked. However, ... Read More
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