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Jul 19, 2005
... The doctors said that the prenatal genetic test looks at 25 different mutations that was recommended by the American Pediatric's. The problem is that we are currently living in Belgium. ... (5 replies)
... somehow that seems to be acceptable in the medical community, but not to a Mother concerned with her childs health. I had to beg my ped. for a sweat test after my 5 month old with pnuemonia started losing weight. I diagnosed him myself by reading on the internet the symptoms of CF. ... (7 replies)
... Pulmonary Specialist who is excellent. I'm in Texas but she just relocated to Omaha Nebraska. We are still looking for a replacement for her. ... (7 replies)

... out telling me they have no idea. ... (10 replies)
Further testing
Mar 7, 2003
... I hope so. I'm so upset and I don't know what to do. From everything I know and have read, a genetic test of negative can't rule out cf definitively because it can't test for all 6oo mutations. ... (6 replies)
... A 26 I think is normal! ... (2 replies)
... old my daughter was sent to a pulmonologist because she was constantly sick and was the exact same weight for over a year. He suspected asthma but sent her for a sweat test as a precaution. She scored a 59. They redid the sweat test and again she scored a 59. ... (2 replies)
... My daughter started having trouble with her asthma at 1 year old. They did testing for the immune system, sweat test for CF, a biopsy to test the cilia in her body to see if it was working properly and everthing came back ok. We were still having major trouble with her asthma. ... (3 replies)
... I know it has been a while since this thread was started but i just found it today and need to post. ... (83 replies)
... I just reread your entry from January. I was wondering if you ever found about your son? ... (10 replies)
... I hope you are all doing well. Just to let you know if you have a computer there's a very good doctor named Beryl J. Rosenstein and he is an expert on cf. He is at John Hopkin's University in Maryland. ... (14 replies)

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