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How Long Does A Baby Have Sepsis Before They Die From It
Depends: This depends on many factors - what bug, how strong is the immune system, how quicky treatment was started, how many organs are involved, etc. Sometimes even severe cases of sepsis can be treated successfully with complete recovery. Other times we are not as lucky. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Coccaine: pregant: Coccaine can affect the fetus the same as the mother to be, and become addicted, which produces problems at birth. If this is a one time exposure, the fetus will clear its system within a day or two, but with repeated exposure, neurological manifestations can occur, and treatment after birth can be complicated. ...Read more
Varies: Pyloric stenosis often causes projectile vomiting, forceful ejection of milk or formula up to several feet away. Vomiting occurs within 30 minutes after baby eats. Vomiting may be mild at first and gradually become more severe as the pylorus opening narrows.Can take days to sometimes week or so. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Life threatening: Labor and uterine rupture are often not compatible with life; for the mother or the baby. If this happened to you, and you are asking this question, you had a very good doc. Your recovery will depend on how far down you went, and how many of your organs were affected. Ok to ask your doc and your team the details. ...Read more
As soon as possible: Anyone experiencing cardiac arrest needs emergency care as soon as possible - chest compressions should be started right away and emergency medical services should be called - in some public places there are aeds (automated defibrillators) which can be used - regardless, the brain will start to suffer long-term damage after 4 minutes without blood flow. CPR and shocks (if approp) is key. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hard to say: At least for baby teeth, the goal of a pulpotomy is to remove coronal damaged pulp tissue and for the remaining tissue in the roots to actually stay alive. If the remaining tissue does die, the pulpotomy has failed (a fairly common occurrence) and either removal of the remaining dead tissue is necessary (root canal therapy) or removal of the whole tooth (extraction) is appropriate, depending .. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hard to say: Creuztfeld jacob disease usually was fatal in about 18 months .The variant form has slower progression. ...Read more
How long does aids last outside the body. How long do you have before it can no longer infect you.
HIV: Lasts only seconds exposed to air.Get a more detailed answer ›
How likely is it for broken ribs to puncture a lung? And if they do, how long does the person have before they die?
2 questions: Not very likely that ribs puncture lungs when they are broken in typical situation (non-trauma). When or if they do, the person just doesn't die, air goes into the chest cavity and is usually picked up then because under the skin, will feel like sandpaper. Hours and days could go by. However, if so much air goes into chest or even heart, person could decompensate quick-minutes. ...Read more
Acardia: The aztecs had a lot of experience with it. Brain death probably is irreversible a minute after removal but it isn't likely exact. ...Read more
If a baby was exposed to meth during pregnancy... How long will it take to completely flush out of his system? Or how long will it remain?
Not sure of your ?: If you mean how long does it stay in the child and can cause problems, it is a very short-acting drug in both adults and children, and is quickly metabolized and excreted. But if what you are asking is how can it be detected after birth, the answer depends on what they are testing. If they test the baby's first stool (meconium) it will basically be a record of months of exposure. If urine, 2-5 d. ...Read more
Few minutes: Brain death secondary to asphixia may occur after 5 minutes of asphixia. ...Read more
Time varies: Actual time varies.First labors take longer than later & average 8-10 hours.Some issues may delay the process, like an epidural placed too early or a baby tangled in the cord that will not descend.The risk of an infection affecting baby begins to increase after 18 hours of open membranes, so the ob's may add meds to speed the process or need to do a c-section. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Few days: But sometimes never if the baby is mixed. ...Read more
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