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... First of all. There is NO such thing as borderline CF. That's like saying you're half pregnant. You either have it or you don't and it sounds like based on your symptoms you do. ... (4 replies)
... My 1 month old son's Newborn Screening test came back positive for Cystic Fibrosis. ... (0 replies)
Cystic fibrosis
Oct 6, 2008
... Not sure what the chances are... I will say that sweat tests can show a false NEGATIVE, but I believe it's quite rare for there to be a false positive. My son had a normal 32 -- Borderline I believe is 40-60. Genetic testing is the only way to find out and an amplified test rather than just testing for the most common mutations. There are over 1500 identified CF genes. ... (3 replies)

Cystic fibrosis
Oct 2, 2008
... my 12 year old daugher has asthma, and at a routine allergy test the allergist found nasal polyps in her nose. I took her for a sweat chloride test and she tested borderline, but they did not tell me the actual #. Now she has to go for a genetic test. What are the chances of it being CF? How worried should I be?????????????? (3 replies)
... Go to an internet search engine and put in M470V and 7T. You can add in the 5T and Cystic fibrosis in different combos. I picked up almost 300 pages of research. ... (83 replies)
... cf was not given a name until 1949, until that it was lumped in with "consumtion" which covered just about every unknown illness so your family history would not see the name CF in any other generation than your parents.. I carry the recessive gene, my brother was the oldest living CF patient when he passed away at the age of 19 in 1966. a carrier can also have symptoms such... (5 replies)
... i may be able to help you. hope you contact me. patty, evanston, wy (5 replies)
New on here...
Mar 31, 2009
... Cystic Fibrosis can also have a digestive component to it. My child was born with a bowel obstruction, include malrotation, and some other issues caused by meconium illeus. ... (1 replies)
... Hi there, goodluck in your quest for answers. Just to add the same as ratatoask, absolutely no family history of cf or lung etc issues in either family - so a complete shock at the time. our daughter was diagnosed at 14 months mainly because of recurrent chest/colds etc. she had a fairly constant wet and runny nose for months at a time. she was also constantly hungry - would... (5 replies)
... Oh and absolutely NO family history on either side. Both of us looked wayyyy back in geneology records and couldn't find anything relating cf -- early childhood deaths, lung issues.... (5 replies)
... You really wouldn't know for sure unless your child had genetic testing -- NOT just testing for the most common mutations. So I would push for either ambry amplified or quest as there are over 1500 CF mutations. Does your child have any digestive issues -- constipation and/or loose frequent stools. Reflux... DS' symptoms are mainly digestive and some sinus issues. DS'... (5 replies)
... two sweat tests 35, no family history, no respiratory infections, lots of sinus troubles, adnoids came out still plugged up. At times has snot so thick it is string like and you can actually pull it? Nervous Mom. (5 replies)
... 0-40 is considered normal, 40-60 borderline and 60-100+ is considered positive for CF. The problem is that while a high number is a definate for CF, it's doesn't necessarily mean that a lower number isn't CF. My child is a prime example -- he had a normal 32 at an accreditted CF facility, yet genetic blood testing revealed CF. There are over 1500 genetic mutations for cf... (9 replies)
... The sweat test sounds borderline to me, which means, I'd request genetic blood testing. DS has CF, which was diagnosed at birth because of a bowel obstruction. ... (1 replies)
Confused
Jul 18, 2005
... Hi, I'm a mother of a 3 year old with CF-- and I know how difficult this all is. First, could you explain the prenatal DNA test to me-- did they test you & your husband to see if you're both carriers??? If so, unfortunately that blood test does not test for all mutations of the CF gene. The only way invitro that the baby could be checked is through CVS, or an amnio.... (5 replies)
... The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation has a list of accredited CF clinics. ... (7 replies)
... ion. Before a year, she had bronchitis. at eleven months because she was mucusy and her stools were white and hard she was tested for liver enzymes, hepatitis, cystic fibrosis and trypsin and some immune deficiencies. Her cf test was the sweat test and it was borderline, so we didn't go there. ... (32 replies)
Questions
Apr 11, 2005
... Our sons lung specialist said 60 is diagnostic, meaning positive for cystic fibrosis. The blood test is probably a genetic test wich takes a few weeks to get back. It test for several different mutated cf genes, but not all of them. ... (3 replies)
... We were able to begin treatment almost immediately. Is there a CF clinic anywhere near you. If you go online to the cystic fibrosis foundation site, you can find out the nearest CF clinic. ... (7 replies)
... I'm sorry to hear about you daughter's illness. It does sound like Cystic Fibrosis to me, as well. ... (20 replies)


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