A 45-year-old member asked:
Is ttn genetic, is there a gene I should know about?
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Dr. Scott Katz answered
25 years experience in Pediatrics
No and no: By definition, ttn or transient tachypnea of the newborn, is a temporary condition. It usually lasts less than 6 hours, and is more common after a c-section because the newborn has not cleared the amniotix fluid from their lungs.
Answered on Nov 26, 2013
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