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Does Premature Baby Cause Failure To Thrive
Poor oxygenation.: The nature of tof causes chronically poor oxygen concentration in affected children and this can decrease growth. The effect of serial surgeries and the occasionally syndromic nature of this anomaly (down, digeorge, alagille, phenylketonuria syndromes) account for other cases of failure to thrive. ...Read more
Very premature is a condition in which a baby is delivered between 28 and 31 weeks' gestation. Depending on how premature, how sick, and how lucky or unlucky a baby is, he can get brain problems, cerebral palsy, blindness, deafness, developmental problems, learning disabilities, severe lung diseases, infection and loss of some intestines, etc... Babies who are only moderately premature usually ...Read more
Talk with provider.: The baby can drink nutramagin, alimentum, or neocate. ...Read more
Twin baby 4weeks having vomiting 4-6 /day weight 2.5 kg failure to thrive. Active and no fever... Abdomen soft.. Domstal drops tried but no response.
Gastro-esophageal: Reflux is a common cause of vomiting in low-birth-weight babies. Pyloric stenosis is another possible cause, usually with projectile vomiting by 6 weeks. If baby was ill as a newborn, there may be other causes. If vomiting causes inadequate weight gain ( less than 20-30 gms./day), it is definitely worth having baby's pediatrician evaluate ; treat or refer to a pediatric gastroenterologist. ...Read more
CT scan 1mm calcified granuloma lower left lobe lower thorax. Had hole in lung as premature baby, needed tube, now healed. Could this be the cause?
Many issues: This is a descriptive term indicating an infant or child who fails to meet the parameters for age and size and weight and in fact is falling down. This is an index of problems that need explanation. Categories: child abuse, malabsorption, severe infection, chronic illness, cancer, blood dyscrasias, inherited issues. Your pediatrician should be consulted immediately to sort this out. ...Read more
10 year old daughter failure to thrive on high caloric diet 136 pancreatic elastase sweat test negative what else could be wrong to cause this?
16 month childs liver enzymes were at 700, now risen to 1680 in 3 weeks. other symptoms: failure to thrive (onset at 4 months), persistent swollen lymph nodes and recently petechaie. Possible causes?
It's a difficult one: It's not your fault. You probably did whatever it takes to have a term pregnancy, but combination of circumstances led probably of having it prematurely. You still can be a good mother, and now it's more valuable for your baby. He/she needs you now more than ever. You have to move forward, and you can not change anything now. What's done is done. Think positively, move on. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
A premature baby is a baby born before term, meaning the baby is born before finishing 38 weeks of pregnancy. The earlier a baby is born, the more problems a baby will have in trying to adapt to the environment outside the mother's uterus. Problems include: small size, lung problems, heart problems, bleeding in the brain, hearing ...Read more
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