Meconium aspiration

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What is meconium aspiration?

Meconium aspiration occurs during birth in which a newborn inhales (aspirates) a mixture of meconium and amniotic fluid into the lungs. The inhaled meconium can compromise the baby's airway. Meconium is the material found in the intestine in a newborn.

Common symptoms reported by people with meconium aspiration

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How bad it is
What people are taking for it

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Treatments taken by people with meconium aspiration

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Who has meconium aspiration on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 1
20s 0
30s 0
40s 1
50s 1
60s 0
70+ 0
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 0
20-29 years 0
30-39 years 0
40-49 years 0
50-59 years 0
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Sex

Distribution of sex

67% Female
33% Male

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 0
Not Diagnosed 0

These charts show data from meconium aspiration patients who have completed their condition history
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