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Greasy Stool?
Feb 3, 2007
... Ive seen it mentioned many times that a symptom of cf in infants is greasy bowel movements along with frequency, colour and foul smell. ... (6 replies)
Greasy Stool?
Mar 28, 2007
... No family history here. Does he taste salty? When you kiss him on the forehead, do your lips taste salty? DS has more bowel issues, because he's pancreatic insufficient and requires digestive enzymes; however, he also has one of most common mutations, too. I'd also heard that breast milk actually has enzymes in it, so the stools of bf babies aren't as bad as formula fed... (6 replies)
... however, he was born with a bowel obstruction caused by meconium illeus. He has greasy loose stools if he doesn't get enough enzymes, he's got a poochy belly. His blood tests showed two copies of the cf mutation delta f508. ... (6 replies)

Symptoms in child
Apr 12, 2006
... DS was diagnosed at birth because of a bowel obstruction. A friend of mine's granddaughter was diagnosed because of frequent chest infections. ... (11 replies)
Sweat Test
May 17, 2005
... ng or diarrhea that the test would need to be rescheduled. Two days before the test, my daughter vomited once each day. She also had about two to three "loose" bowel movements each day. This was a stomach bug and not normal for her. She continued to eat and drink but not quite as much as usual. ... (2 replies)
... Sometimes shiny, greasy looking stools? ... (4 replies)
... DS was diagnosed shortly after he was born because of a bowel obstruction caused by meconium illeus. ... (1 replies)
What can I expect?
Apr 24, 2005
... DS was diagnosed at birth cuz of a bowel obstruction. At about 3 months he developed bronchitis 'cuz of a bug he brought home from the hospital. Xrays showed he had air trapping in his lungs. ... (2 replies)
... A lot of times CF can be misdiagnosed as an irritable bowel type illness. Once in awhile if we don't give DS enough digestive enzymes, his stools smell like the food he ate. ... (6 replies)
... s a child is more prone to lung infections, but a lot of times it's discovered because of failure to thrive. DS was diagnosed with it because he was born with a bowel obstruction and then went through genetic testing. ... (25 replies)
Actigall/Urisodiol
Apr 22, 2004
... My 10 month old son was born with a bowel obstruction caused by meconium illeus. The type of blockage and twisting of his intestines was apparently a pretty good indicator that he had CF. ... (5 replies)




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