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Baby suffering from flup laryngomalacia - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   HI,
User :   elo
Doctor :   How can i help you ?
User :   I have a problem with my premature baby
User :   she has "stridor"
Doctor :   ok, MAy i know the baby age ?
User :   50 days
User :   when dilevered 2.6 kg weight
Doctor :   Are you sure its a stridor ?
User :   and now is3.4kg
Doctor :   it could be gurgling due to secretions
User :   is a specialist doctor said
User :   or they call is flup laryngomalacia
Doctor :   yes, that could be a cause
Doctor :   but it needs time to get resolved as the baby grows the problem can get off
User :   i just want to know how it takes to recover
User :   is there any treatment
Doctor :   no , only surgery is the rescue , but not in neonates
User :   or anything I can to cure my little girl
User :   neonates?
User :   what do u mean sir?
Doctor :   neonates , newborns
User :   oorr ok
User :   any medicine that can helps?
User :   vitamins or helpsget off/cured?
Doctor :   the baby is only 50 days , no treatment which helps for laryngeal muscle problem can be employed
User :   so I only have to give it time ttooo it?
Doctor :   yes, and take care that there is not much secretions in the mouth
User :   tqvmuch
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me
Doctor :   bye for now
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