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... she'll have to take immunosupressants to prevent rejection. She should really avoid people with colds or other illnesses because her immune system will be down and even minor illnesses may turn into something bigger. The immunosupressants prevent rejection in over half of cases. ... (6 replies)
... in the sputum of CF patients, however, other diseases can cause Pseudomonas colonization in the lungs, like primary ciliary dykinesia, bronchiectasis and certain immune deficiencies. ... (2 replies)
... Yes he does have a lot of trouble sleeping. He used to fall asleep about 4am and get up by 6 am for school. He has been alot better with his sleeping habits thankfully. He also did have a febrile seizure, of course I happened to be at work and my hubby was home with him and of course my hubby flipped. I am the calmer one in these situations. I worked in intensive care for 5... (10 replies)

... It's good that the doctors are switching antibiotics around. Gotta be careful with that prednisone though. It further lowers immune function. But I guess the doctor probably told you that already. ... (10 replies)
... September and his flu shot in December. He needs another flu shot later this month if we can find it again. It stinks because he cant have the flumist due to his immune deficiency and it is a live virus. They are all out of the shot form so my daughter didnt get to get hers. ... (10 replies)
... n doing PFT's last visit but he was sick again. Luckily he did get his flu shot, my daughter is battling that now and he would have surely got that with his weak immune system. ... (10 replies)
... This vaccine is especially important for individuals with IgG subclass deficiency, although, some may not benefit from the vaccine because the immune system may fail to initiate a response to it. ... (10 replies)
... Thanks for your reply. We have seen an immuologist and he has said that her immune system was working, but at the same time she continues to grow out strange bacteria.It has been 3 years since she has been tested for CF. ... (13 replies)
... Having Pseudomonas colonized in the body is a sure sign of CF...either that or an immune disorder. But from what you've described, your daughter sounds like she does have CF. ... (13 replies)
... Hi Jen; I forgot to include that i have constant lung infections and on antibiotics all the time the doctor is constantly rotating to different ones so as not to become immune to them also have been in the hospital twice since february with pnuemonia,i am 41 now and still hanging in there although i do have alot of joint pain and chest pain i take oxycontin for that wich... (5 replies)
... oblems. It is a food and when you get pure food in your system it helps your own body fight diseases. It starts on the cellular level and builds from that, the immune system is what needs to be built up so the body can do a much better job fighting. ... (20 replies)
... ildren's Hospital which is a very good hospital down here. She said it seems Emily can't fight anything on her own, so she asked if we ever had her tested for an immune defiency. I told her no and she said she would like to but feels she would not get the proper results due to her age. We go back to see her on the 23rd. ... (20 replies)
... I really do hope that this oral antibiotic will do the trick for her so that they can get that surgery done. I don't know what is involved in a immune deficiency test. Do you? ... (20 replies)
... The ENT did say she wanted Emily tested for an Immune Deficency, but felt maybe she was to young and would not get and accurate result. But she feels like me that Emily cannot fight anything on her own. ... (20 replies)
... them. She also said the tube form her war to her sinuses is very narrow and she believes it may not be formed properly. She also said she wants her tested for an immune defeicency. On the 23rd when she goes back we are going to ask for a CF test. ... (20 replies)
... November 1, 2001 i lost a good friend/classmate to Cystic fibrosis I wish there were a cure soo much here are some details: ok, well i went to her house on thursday to talk to her dad and get some pictures for the year book, and he told me what happened ...first of all... she suffered from cystic fibrosis, which sooner or later takes ur life.. usually as a kid so ... (2 replies)
... They haven't done any kind of immune system test or sweat test, I guess I'll ask about them. ... (10 replies)
... i.e. a basic immune system test? ... (10 replies)




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