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Inheritance pattern of cystic fibrosis

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What is the effect of cystic fibrosis?

Has research shown it is possible for someone to have Cystic Fibrosis with absolutely zero symptoms throughout her life (age 41) and is still in perfect health? A pre-natal carrier screen returned 2 mutations ...
 

Can cystic fibrosis cause high bilirubin levels?

My 16 year old son has a bilirubin level of 3. He was thought to have Cystic Fibrosis when he was 9 yrs. old, due to rectal prolapse . He had an Ambry test and it shows that he is just a CF Carrier. He ...
 

Cystic fibrosis, small bowel obstruction, fatty liver, sepsis, high WBC count, pain. Help appreciated.

I am concerned about my wife. She is 37 years old and has cystic fibrosis , she was admitted to the hospital in September 2011 and has been in the hospital since. She had a small bowel obstruction ...
 

Irregular heartbeat in a child, nasal polyps, inflammed head and neck. Can this be cystic fibrosis?

My 6 year old son has a irregular hearbeat and now has nasal polyps, he doesnt have a cold or cough , but all of his lymph nodes in his head and neck are inflamed, Im so worried about cystic fibrosos, as every where says that these are symptoms....
 

1 year baby having barky cough. Treated for allergy, asthma and acid reflux. Chances of having cystic fibrosis?

? Is it possible that she could have cystic fibrosis? i know that wouldnt cause the fever , but the chronic cough ...
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Suggest treatment for Cystic Fibrosis

My son is 5 years old and has Cystic Fibrosis. 6 months ago his glucose levels came back at 156 mg/dL, I asked his pulmonary nurse practitioner about this and she said we would re-check in 6 months ...
 

Cystic fibrosis, is there any risk of continuing with this surgery ?

dear doctor, my mom have 2 fibroids in her uterus.... doctors recommended to take the uterus... as the fibroids couldn't be decreased in size by using injections.... so is there any risk of continuing with this surgery...?
 

What is the treatment for cystic fibrosis and diabetes?

My 13 year old son has cystic fibrosis and type 1 diabetes, He returned form a hospital Tune up a week ago, where his lung function was over 100% . he is sleeping all day, very tired most of the time ...
 

What are the medicines given for cystic fibrosis?

I need a list of all the meds my son might be taking for cystic fibrosis. I know most are enzymes for digestive purposes. I do know that he s required to take about 45 meds/day. GF Yourselves. this is a matter ...
 

Is alcohol allowed while suffering from cystic fibrosis?

My husband has cf and he is 40. He is in good health. He likes to drink alcohol but it does not suit him...he coughs and has sleep issues when he drinks...especially after drinking wine and beer. Should he even be drinking alcohol? Why would Beer...
 

Nausea, dizziness after taking Paxil. Have cystic fibrosis

I just started taking paxil yesterday and already feeling the effect . Nausea , dizziness did help with negative thoughts. But I hope the nausea subsides and dizziness . I have cystic fibrosis and need ...
 

Do bronchitis and continuous abdominal pain lead to Cystic fibrosis ?

a mild form of cystic fibrosis . Do you think that could be probable? If so, what should I ask/tell my ...
 

Should a person with genital herpes have sex with a man having cystic fibrosis?

i have genital herpes and i am thinking of having sex with a man with cystic fibrosis i always use prophylactics and take medicine and lysine daily but i was wondering if i should at all in case he does get ...
 

Concerned about side effects of intraconazole. Child has cystic fibrosis

Good morning . . . It has been recommended my granddaughter start on intraconazole, she is 8, I am concerned about the side affects as she has cystic fibrosis . . . I have been one to do my best to treat ...
 

Suffering with cystic fibrosis. Can a mixture of honey, saline water be inhaled into larynx?

7/19/12 Can a mixture of Honey + water or saline be effectively nebulized, and used safely in a patient with cystic fibrosis? Has nebulized honey been inhaled into larynx , without negative side effects ...
Mobile Questions and Answers
 
Salty bitter cum? Why is this , my bf has cystic vibrosis
this can be due to cystic fibrosis. His sweat and secretions will be slightly salty
 
My son has been tested for cystic fibrosis 3 times -newborn screening and 2 sweat tests all 3 have been negative. Will a blood test be the most accurate?
I this genetic testing is the most accurate.
 
my whole body is fully salty wat reasion
It may salt retention or excess salt excretion in sweat. May test for genetic conditions, medicines. May also get sweat chloride test done to rule out cystic fibrosis.
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