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... Everyone with Cf is so different but my daughter's stools were as you descibed mucousy and slimey looking.They were also very fatty looking on the diaper. Usually a strange greeny colour with a very offensive smell. (We used to call it toxic waste LOL) My daughter started out breastfeeding but it was too much effort for her (She used to fall asleep with the effort) so she was... (3 replies)
... but even though the yellow has eturned the consistency is the same. Please help by describing what "greasy" "frothy" infant poo is typically like in babes with cf. ... (3 replies)
... real hard poo once a day or so. Tonight he had a huge log that seemed to get stuck halfway out and he cried. ... (0 replies)

... DS is pancreatic insufficient, which includes a large percentage of cfers. He requires digestive enzymes to process fats and proteins otherwise he has very loose stools. He was born with a bowel obstruction caused by meconium illeus (sticky, green, tarlike stools) and needed surgery asap. We work very hard to keep him above the 50th percentile in weight, so he gets high... (4 replies)
... A friend of mine's daughter was diagnosed at the age of 1 1/2 years. She had gotten RSV as an infant, but also had constipation and sinus issues. On a whim the doctor said, lets test for CF to rule it out. Turns out she did have CF. When you kiss your son, do your lips come back tasting salty. DS was diagnosed at birth because of a bowel obstruction. Without enzymes he... (4 replies)
Reflux question
Oct 31, 2005
... Could very well be reflux if it's really only happening at night. Could be a matter of just elevating his head -- we had ds's crib mattress elevated a few inches when he was an infant. The other weird thing with some CFers is that they can be constipated and have the runs at the same time. Stickier poo. We once went to the doctor and a routine Xray showed a "lot of... (5 replies)

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