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... eats more than expected there will be a oil slick in the toilet. Sometimes orangish that looks like the fat from frying hamburger. Greasy, oily, bulky stools can indicate CF. ... (14 replies)
... Failure to thrive -- difficulty gaining weight. Frequent Loose stools -- sometimes really smelly. Sometimes though, can be constipation issues, too. Salty tasting skin. Frequent infections -- upper respiratory, ear, sinus issues. DS was diagnosed shortly after he was born because of a bowel obstruction caused by meconium illeus. He tends to have digestive issues --... (1 replies)
... his stools from formula with kinda loose, more frequent and smelled like feta cheese. ... (3 replies)

... Are her stools greasy, like an oil slick? ... (6 replies)
... ointestinal specialist. DS has pancreatic insufficiency due to cystic fibrosis, so without digestive enzymes taken orally with food he can't digest fats and his stools would be very loose, possibly greasy. ... (2 replies)
... Are his stools normal or are they frequent, loose, greasy or bulky? ... (5 replies)
... however, genetic testing showed otherwise. He tends to have more digestive issues. What are your child's stools like? ... (2 replies)
... times a day, kinda greasy and fiberous. suddenly, drs are talking failure to thrive and sending out for stool tests and cbc's and the like. low and behold, the stools are fatty, now we're looking at malabsorbtion. negative for celiac based on recent test. new approach is to rule out cf. BUT.... ... (3 replies)
... My 2 year old had a "borderline" sweat test result yesterday - 54.... does this mean she has CF? Does it mean that there is actually a chance that she doesn't? Everything I read is so negative and seems to say that even borderline test results indicate CF... what's the point in having borderline if the end result is positive? She has some symptoms - loose stools (not... (1 replies)
What do you think?
Jul 13, 2007
... My son had two sweats done before he was one year old. The first test was 37 (boderline) and the second test was 23. He has chronic diareah with undigested food, foul smelling stools, and they are often mucousy and greasy. He is in the 25% for height and weight, which is significantly smaller than my other four kids. He has had RSV and pnuemonia as an infant, but just... (5 replies)
... Hi.I have been a little worried about my son.First off let me say his daddys brother died of cf when he was 12. My son is little for his age,he is 27in,and 21 pounds he has gained weight slowly but has been at 21 pounds and 27in for a while,he has frequent stools,sometimes there is peices of food in them,they are pretty foul smelling,im not sure if there greasy though they... (2 replies)
... The way it was explained to me is that most CFers are born with normal lungs, but with increased sticky mucus, infections -- lungs can become affected. DS mainly has gi issues -- if he doesn't have enough digestive enzymes his poo is very loose, sometimes greasy -- when he was on formula and we were trying to get the enzyme issue figured out -- they smelled like feta cheese... (3 replies)
Meconium ileus
Oct 6, 2006
... A good percentage of CFers are pancreatic insufficient, which means they have difficulty digesting their food. Stools can be greasy, large, bulky, really stinky, frequent... DS requires digestive enzymes to help him digest fats, etc. ... (9 replies)
Symptoms in child
Apr 12, 2006
... Frequent loose bowel movements --- Greasy, shiny, foul smelling stools -- when DS was on formula and didn't get enough enzymes -- his poo smelled like feta cheese Salty tasting skin. Frequent upper respiratory infections. Sinus issues. Failure to thrive (growth percentile low) DS was diagnosed at birth because of a bowel obstruction. A friend of mine's granddaughter... (11 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. 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... (2 replies)
Please Help!
Feb 2, 2005
... I have kissed her and my lips are not salty. The greasy and foul stools started about 4 weeks ago. Thanks! ... (6 replies)
Please Help!
Feb 2, 2005
... But the greasy orange stools could be caused by a number of things. ... (6 replies)
... Tonight DS scared the heck out of me. With him most of the time his stools are greasy or very loose and frequent. So we upped his enzymes by one half of a capsule. ... (0 replies)
... Hi- I'm am mother of a 2 yr old w/CF. For the simple fact that it is in your husbands family, your little one needs a sweat test. It does not hurt and is non invasive. You'll get your results that day. My son was not screened at birth- had frequent, but not greasy or foul smelling stools- at 5 months he got pnuemonia. So CF can manifest itself in many different ways.... (25 replies)
... It's my understanding that the lungs aren't affected right away. Sometimes 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. He had two blood tests that reflected the gene mutation showing CF -- his sweattest... (25 replies)


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