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... month old just went through a sweat test after 6 weeks of diarrhea, losing weight, and all the stool cultures negative. He's had a runny nose constantly since he was born. ... (10 replies)
Sweat Test
May 17, 2005
... I wasn't really given any special instructions for the sweat test except that my daughter be well hydrated. I was cautioned that if she had vomitting or diarrhea that the test would need to be rescheduled. ... (2 replies)
Sweat Test at 122
Oct 22, 2001
... Our 19 month old son had his first sweat test today...result was 122. ... (1 replies)

... Are ear infections a sign of CF? ... (5 replies)
Could it be cf?
Feb 28, 2012
... has seemed to fail then it would be best to take the "sweat test" which measures the amount of salt in the sweat. You can also do what some have done before the sweat test and lick the childs forhead. I know that seems strange but before the sweat test that was a good guide for a parent to go further and see cf specialists. ... (2 replies)
... diagnosis, he was having sluggish weight gain, diarrhea with fatty stools, vomiting, weakness, and pain. He was diagnosed with Celiac through one positive blood test and a biopsy that showed mild damage. He never had any respiratory symptoms at the time. ... (14 replies)
... My daughter is five years old. Since birth she has always been a mucusy baby, but onlyin her chest. She does not have a runny nose very often. She had multiple ear infections as an infant and had tubes put in at one. She had a test for whooping cough at 6 months, and a bladder infection. Before a year, she had bronchitis. ... (32 replies)
... CT Scans of the sinuses, two sets of tubes in the ears, adnoids removed, a sweat test for CF that was normal, a ciliary diskensia test that was normal, a genetic test for CF that showed no CF mutations, allergy testing with the results showing no known allergies here is what the doctors did find. ... (4 replies)
... I am so sorry to hear how much your daughter is sick. I have two girls with CF and sometimes it is difficult to bear how sick they are. I just try to remain positive and love them - and enjoy them. I hope you share your AMBry results. We have the M470V and I am sure it contributes! I am a M470V/5T and a M470V/7T. I have definite, although fairly mild, CF symptoms. I am... (6 replies)
... ey decided to sent her lab off to Ambry Genetics last week. We have already ruled out some kind of problem with the Cilia in her body, they did a biopsy and the test came back normal. They have diagnosed her with asthma obviously but feel like they are missing something. ... (6 replies)
... He had many colds, with a pretty chronic runny nose and cough. Everytime he had a cold,the drainage went straight to his ears and he required abx for ear infections. ... (2 replies)
... My son is five. We have been struggling through ear infections, reflux issues, 2 summers of pneumonia with one landing him in the hospital for a month and chronic sinus infections and respiratory infections. ... (83 replies)
... put on high strength zyrtec. Didnt help. SO went back to fulltime breastfeeding, seemed to help a bunch. Kept still once in awhile getting upper resp, ear infections, sinus infections, and upper resp infections about every 3 weeks. Tried every type of med you can imagine. ... (0 replies)
... There's the sweat test that can be done in a doctor's office with results asap. Although DS passed his with flying colors and had to have genetic blood testing. ... (4 replies)
... sometimes cf can only effect growing, like only the digestive system in some ppl, and in other ppl it effects the lungs, and in other ppl it effects the lungs and digestive system. i think it all has 2 do w/ what genes r causing the cf. yea, getting the test done @ another hosp is a good idea & the dna testing will show if he carrys any cf genes, but sometimes the dna test can... (2 replies)
... t have any major health problem besides some ear infections, some colds but nothing in my opinion to be worried about. ... (2 replies)
... year old he was put on augmentin for ear infections. Again when he was almost 2 he was put on augmentin for a nasty sinus infection which his doctor was afraid would turn into a URI. ... (3 replies)
Any Ideas?
May 14, 2002
... Okay,so what do you do if the test is inconclusive? ... (3 replies)
... Hi Because CF has so many different degrees it is possible have more problems with g.i. than with lungs. A friend of mine wasn't diagnosed with CF until he was 32. He had few chest issuses as he was growing up but it was always put down to Broncitis or asthma. Over the years the lungs do gradually get worse and it's then that some people are diagnosed, I don't... (3 replies)
... up for CF. His sweat test was negative, so we're going to ask for a genetic profile. ... (3 replies)


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