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How Long Does A Preemie Stay In The Icu
Any newborn infant with a gestational age of less 37 weeks- since most pregnancies other than in vitro fertilization cannot determine exact dates of conception, several methods such as early ultrasound, last menstrual period, and the Ballard gestational assessment can ...Read more
Dependent: This is dependent on the location of the meningioma, how large it is, if it's fully removable, and the patient's clinical status prior to surgery. I know you'd like a better answer- in an ideal case, if it goes really well and is really simple, then expect anywhere from 3-5 days. If there are difficulties, it could be 5 days and may last up to 3 weeks depending on the difficulties. ...Read more
How long does marijauna stay in a baby's system while she is in the mother? How long will the grud stay in both our systems?
Mother clears most: Cannabis will be cleared to some degree from the babies system through the mothers urine. Most would be undetectable in babies urine if the mom abstained for a week or so before delivery. If the doc or authorities decide to look, a test of the newborns poop will retain byproducts for quite some time.It is known to reduce babies head size but effect on development is unclear. ...Read more
Until you're better: Ribs have to heal sufficiently to allow the thorax to function well enough for you to reliably breath on your own. Probably weeks. ...Read more
I'm curious as to how long is the hospital stay for a hip replacement and how long will the replacement last?
When they remove a brain cyst, how many days will someone spend in the hospital? How long is recovery?
Cocaine: Cocaine is a potent vasoconstrictive agent that can cause your placenta to lose its attachment to your uterus, depriving your baby of nutrients. Cocaine metabolites are detectable in your body for around 30 hours, but stay in your baby much longer. Cocaine & metabolites are also stored in placenta & myometrium -- becoming continuous drug delivery to your baby. http://tinyurl.com/kxgwfsp. ...Read more
Not where we look: If you have come under suspicion for drug use we don't look at cord blood to track the exposure. Your urine would usually be tested in labor as would the babies first pee. The best record of any drug exposure is the kids first poo. It can retain a record of any drug exposure from the point the body begins to make it at about 12 weeks right up to delivery.It retains at least several months of data ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Up to 3 days: As long as a baby hasn't pass all meconium, it can be in there. Please, don't use Cocaine or other drugs during your pregnancy for the reason of possibility of neonatal abstinence syndrome in your baby. Your baby might suffer from the bad withdrawal same way as adults do, but worse, since he/she couldn't do anything about it and they are just victims of maternal drug use. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can't predict: A peg will provide needed nourishment for as long as he lives. This will be determined by his underlying illnesses and their seriousness. A patient with a mild stroke can be retrained to eat normally. Patients with severe strokes may succumb to other problems, such as pneumonia or even a second stroke. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I don't believe it: accumulates in the placenta, any differently than any other tissue. Heroin is a very short acting drug, and heroin itself only lasts a few hours. Its metabolites can be found in blood and tissue for perhaps 6-8 hours, and urine tests can remain positive for metabolites for a couple of days. I am not aware that placentas are checked for drugs - usually its meconium in the baby (its first stool). ...Read more
How long does anesthesia stay in the system of underweight patient after 40 surgeries and smokes?
Anesthesia Worries?: You need to be concerned about the long-term effects of smoking more than anesthesia! most of the residual effects of anesthesia are gone in 24 hours-if you have very little body fat, probably even less time. 40 surgeries are a lot. Having that many would indicate some serious problems. I can't imagine any medical condition that isn't adversely affected by smoking. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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