A female asked:
preemie: prior to rsv/pneumonia/pneumothorax no symptoms. post has cardiomegaly and tachycardia. could illness be the cause?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Maya Vazirani answered
52 years experience Neonatology
Yes: RSV is very difficult on a premature baby and can cause severe compramise in the lungs.you did not tell me how old is baby and is baby in the NICU? that is ewhy premsature babies are given synagis (palivizumab) ti prevent rsv infection during rsv season
Answered on May 7, 2016
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