A 47-year-old member asked:
what are the tests for premature baby apnea?
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Specializes in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
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A 31-year-old member asked:
What is d effect of apnea in a premature baby. I have a premature baby of 28weeks. He has frequent apnea cases?
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Allergy and Immunology 40 years experience
Apnea: In premature babies is common, a complex mechanism, but simply their respirotory and nervous systems aren't developed fully, so it takes time, in addition to other problems usually present in their lungs, the neonatologist(s) looking after your premature baby are best to answer your questions and communicate the progress of the case, wish you both wellness
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Last updated Jun 30, 2012
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