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What is the treatment 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.
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