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My son was born with meconium aspiration. Will he ever recover from this?
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Dr. Gregory Hines
Family Medicine
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In brief: Yes
Meconium can cause pneumonitis, or inflammation of the lungs, but it can certainly be overcome.
He will be suctioned at birth to clear the foreign material, and may need antibiotics or intubation.

In brief: Yes
Meconium can cause pneumonitis, or inflammation of the lungs, but it can certainly be overcome.
He will be suctioned at birth to clear the foreign material, and may need antibiotics or intubation.
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