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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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I tested for STI's 6 weeks ago and they came back negative thankfully. My question is would my CF impact the results - giving false negat...
Hello. my mother aged 58 years is diagnosed with subacute hypersensitive pneumonitis(hp) a month ago and is on corticosteroid 60mg/day al...
hello ,doctor I,m from china,and my freind's father is illed and in danger now ,I want to help them so post this case on this website .A...
  
Hi! I guess I am just looking for opinions on whether or not I should seek CF testing. I'm sorry this is so long! Thank you in advance to...
I'm 33 year old male with a 3 year old child who does not have CF. My sons mother was screened and son I believe, not 100% we live in Cal...
Hi, so I've had CF all my life but recently I've noticed my blood work is lacking in the statistics I need. It's always been pretty bad b...
Does anyone know the effects of herpes on people with cystic fibrosis? Does it effect them like it does everyone else? Or can it cause mo...
I had my daughter on 8/24 and today her dr office called saying she tested positive for cystic fibrosis and would need to do a sweat test...
My mother is 75 years old and she was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis. The research I have shows that it is common in young children. I do...
Hey ladies. So I have been researching this problem I have been having with the palms of my hands after they get wet. Whether it's show...
Could I have cystic fibrosis ? I have had a lot of trouble with breathing when little and was diagnosed with moderate persistent asthma b...
My 16 yr old CFer has, doc thinks, Pleurisy. I've found some info that implies a link between Pancreatitis and Pleurisy, but am wonderin...
Hello, I am from Bangladesh. My son's age is about 7 months. We are consanguineous parents. As per X-ray report, his left lungs is collap...
I'm carrier and I'm 32 weeks pregnant we don't know if the babies father is I'm really scared that the baby has it . But also I'm the onl...
I have Bronchiectasis. And have just recently found out that I have Psuedomonas that cause constand infection,. Unfortunately I have use...
Please goto facebook and look up Kelsey Simmons and message her and tell her to be strong and carry on bc life goes on and there will be ...
What are the signs of cystic fibrosis,need a help please tnx
My brother and I were both diagnosed with CF. I was told I had a milder case. He passed away at age 44. I am 51 now and still not as b...
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 w...
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...
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