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Cyanosis in new born baby - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hi
Doctor :   Hi
User :   This is regarding my baby, 3 days old
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Proceed with it
User :   he is in NICU. The doctors detected firstly cynosia, later they said it could be due to food flux baby is experiencing and getting chocked
User :   so baby cannot take food normally
Doctor :   Ok
User :   when doctors trying to feed him, he is throwing all out and the oxygen content in blood is decreasing, though oxygen content again comes back to normal...
User :   is this normal?
Doctor :   Obviously this is not a normal situation as such
Doctor :   cyanosis is something alarming
Doctor :   and oxygen saturation has to be maintained
Doctor :   it shall take some time for the doctors
Doctor :   to assess his heart, lungs
Doctor :   and stomach
Doctor :   to see if there is any abnormality
User :   can this be fetal for the baby in any case? as he is 19 days premature
Doctor :   causing this problem
User :   heart lungs reports are all fine
Doctor :   It is difficult to comment withut knowing the cause

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