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Is ttn genetic, is there a gene I should know about?
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In brief: No!
If you mean transient tachypnea of the newborn it is not genetic.

In brief: No!
If you mean transient tachypnea of the newborn it is not genetic.
Dr. Prakash Bhoopalam
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Dr. Scott Katz
Pediatrics
In brief: No and no
By definition, ttn or transient tachypnea of the newborn, is a temporary condition.
It usually lasts less than 6 hours, and is more common after a c-section because the newborn has not cleared the amniotix fluid from their lungs.

In brief: No and no
By definition, ttn or transient tachypnea of the newborn, is a temporary condition.
It usually lasts less than 6 hours, and is more common after a c-section because the newborn has not cleared the amniotix fluid from their lungs.
Dr. Scott Katz
Dr. Scott Katz
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