Learn About Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia
BPD is associated with inflammation and scarring in the lungs. BPD is much more common among low birth weight and premature infants. Learn more about what causes BPD and the risk factors that make the development of BPD more likely.
Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia Symptoms and Diagnosis
Though there is no specific test to diagnose BPD, certain symptoms may accompany BPD. A clinic evaluation is critical for diagnosis.
Treating and Managing Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia
Despite the lack of diagnostic tests, there are a number of treatments that help prevent, delay or minimize BPD symptoms. In general, infants with BPD tend to get better as they grow older.
Questions to Ask Your Doctor About Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia
To best advocate for your child, make notes before your visit and come prepared with some questions for your physician.