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Transient Tachypnea of Newborn

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by de la Rocha K

(TTN; Wet Lungs; Type II Respiratory Distress Syndrome; Retained Fetal Lung Fluid; Transient RDS)

 

Diagnosis

The doctor will look at your pregnancy and labor history. A physical exam of your baby will be done.
Your doctor may order tests such as:
Transient tachypnea may not be diagnosed until the symptoms go away. This may not be until three days after birth.
 

RESOURCES

American Academy of Pediatrics
http://www.healthychildren.org

March of Dimes
http://www.marchofdimes.com

 

CANADIAN RESOURCES

Canadian Pediatrics Society
http://www.cps.ca

Health Canada
http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca

 

References


DynaMed Editorial Team. Transient tachypnea of neonate. EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at: http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed/what.php. Updated March 9, 2012. Accessed July 25, 2012.


Transient tachypnea of Newborn. Kids Health Nemours website. Available at: http://kidshealth.org/parent/medical/lungs/ttn.html. Accessed July 25, 2012.


Lucille Packard Children’s Hospital. Transient tachypnea of the newborn. Lucille Packard Children’s Hospital website. Available at: http://www.lpch.org/DiseaseHealthInfo/HealthLibrary/hrnewborn/ttn.html. Accessed July 25, 2012.

 

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