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How long should baby lung steoids last?
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
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In brief: Question confusing
Ob's may give moms in premature labor steroids briefly to push along babies lung maturity, i'm not aware of any lung steroids given to babies after birth.
If your ? Is how long the effect of the earlier dose would help, no one knows.You may be confusing steroids with surfactant, an artificial agent given to premi's with rds, that is sometimes repeated if sx continue.

In brief: Question confusing
Ob's may give moms in premature labor steroids briefly to push along babies lung maturity, i'm not aware of any lung steroids given to babies after birth.
If your ? Is how long the effect of the earlier dose would help, no one knows.You may be confusing steroids with surfactant, an artificial agent given to premi's with rds, that is sometimes repeated if sx continue.
Dr. James Ferguson
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Dr. George Blum
Pediatrics
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In brief: 2days
Should not be continued because of some side effects.

In brief: 2days
Should not be continued because of some side effects.
Dr. George Blum
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