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How is necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) treated in infants?

Treatment for necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) varies according to the severity and extent of bowel damage. It also depends on your baby’s age, health, and medical history. For some serious cases of NEC, surgery may be necessary.

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