Cystic Fibrosis Community

Cystic Fibrosis (CF) is an inherited disease that causes mucus to be thick and sticky which can clog the lungs, causing breathing problems and making it easy for bacteria to grow and cause lung infections or damage. Discuss topics including prevention methods, causes, symptoms and treatment options.

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hi just wondering what the odds would be... my sister has been told here 5 week old has cf but looking at all the symptoms and what not we are hoping for a glimmer of hope here is is a bit of history I the aunty are a cf carrier only fou...
misslollipop | Last answer
Ok my son is 21 mos and I have noticed that I taste salt on his skin. Is this normal or should I worry? I thought we all tasted a little salty but when I read about cystic fibrosis it made me worry. Is it that they are excessively salt...
morrisonkm9 | Last answer
I have been having a lot of pain in my lower lun area on both sides feels like something stuck in my lung.I have flu like symptoms,get tired real easy.I have had hrct,mri,ct,x rays, blood work all clear I just cant get over the pain gets...
tx1980 | Posted
My 5 year old niece has a possible diagnois of CF, and her blood sugar was 130. Has anyone had any problems with diabetes. We are waiting for an appointment with a specialist to confirm the CF or not. Back ground on her, she is very smal...
bebe2011 | Last answer
Hello. Please help me. I need someone experienced in CF to help me with this question. I have cystic fibrosis and was tested for HIV with an antibody test. It came back negative three times. My question is...Does the fact that I have cys...
Douger2k10 | Last answer
My 12 year old step grandaughter has cf and was jost diagonased with pseudomonas. In Dec 2007 I ha the lower lobe of my left lubng remved due to cancer. Had 4 months of chemo and at this time am cancer free. My question, Is pseuomonas c...
JanJanstrat | Last answer
A most moving appeal on TV a few nights ago was for the help of a young boy with Cystic Fibrosis. Is there any help that I can offer? Ossie 1st.
Ossie1st | Last answer
How close are they to finding a cure for cystic fibrosis. My wife is 18 years old and i love her very much and she keeps talking about how she wants to join the army like I have and go over seas with me. I told her to be patient but th...
ja96 | Last answer
Hi, I am a healthy 25 year old male, who runs and plays basketball twice a week. I was diagnosed with bronchitis around April 3rd. The cough lasted for about 6 weeks and then went down to 3-4 coughs a day for a few more weeks. It’s been ...
CaliChrons | Last answer
My friend just had her second baby and he seems healthy (eating well, gaining weight, etc) but the hospital did a cystic fibrosis screen 48 hours post birth and was found to be slightly elevated so they now have to do a "sweat" test and ...
mb2006 | Last answer
One of the responses to my prvious questions mentioned that there were other women on this forum who have CF and have ovarian cysts. I would really like to hear some of their stories. I am always trying to keep up my knowledge base on an...
birdcarver | Last answer
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