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What are the tests for premature prolonged membranes rupture?
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Dr. Michael Sinclair
Family Medicine
In brief: Depends
If the baby is old enough, then delivery.
If the baby is very premature, then there may be a reason to delay delivery briefly to give some medication to try to cause the lungs to mature very rapidly. The risk of infection with premature and prolonged rupture is significant.

In brief: Depends
If the baby is old enough, then delivery.
If the baby is very premature, then there may be a reason to delay delivery briefly to give some medication to try to cause the lungs to mature very rapidly. The risk of infection with premature and prolonged rupture is significant.
Dr. Michael Sinclair
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