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Oct 22, 2001
... Our 19 month old son had his first sweat test today...result was 122. ... (1 replies)
... They were the ones who suggested CF but then when his sweat test was only 38, they did not think it would be worth the extra tests. ... (18 replies)
... I just spoke to the DR's office and his second sweat test results were 55. The DR wants to see him ASAP. We have an appt. for next Mon the 10th. ... (8 replies)

... thyroid issues and then a rule out for cf . The first test about 2 weeks ago he did not sweat at all and they tried the test on each arm so yesterday he was retested and after again no sweating. ... (14 replies)
... I would hope they would do a more extensive blood test. Yes, the screening test can show a positive and the person can only be a carrier, that's why they usually suggest more extensive genetic BLOOD testing. ... (8 replies)
... Addressing your question...could the sweat test be wrong. I can say this, if the infant or child does not sweat very much during testing, its possible there could be borderline results or even negative. ... (2 replies)
... lt. IMO Genetic blood testing is the most accurate determination of CF and not just testing for most common mutations but amplified such as ambry or qwest which test for over 1500. ... (14 replies)
... Hi Jayson I know how difficult this is for you both. No one wants to believe that there is something wrong with their child. You mentioned that your son showed the D508 gene but as you know by now both you and your partner have to have passed on the gene for your son to have CF. Have you had anymore results back yet? I know that it is so very frustrating playing the... (8 replies)
... weeks ago for any genetic abnormalities, and the test came back reading that the baby had higher then normal Trypsinogen. ... (8 replies)
... Wow, your daughter has been through some difficult times. When was the last time she had a sweat test done? ... (13 replies)
Sweat chloride ??
Jan 22, 2008
... a year....sometimes not so much.....sometimes gunky and worse to name a few. She's had an endoscopy to rule out GI issues and other various tests. She had the infant blood screening for CF and that was negative. ... (7 replies)
... My child is almost 8 months old. Based on his symptoms at birth they did a blood test immediately, but had to do a second one 'cuz they didn't get enough blood. Took over a week to get the test results back. ... (5 replies)
... I, too, would definately recommend a more extensive genetic blood test. Getting an adequate amount of sweat from a newborn is very difficult, which could mean innacurrate results. ... (8 replies)
... giest for his asthma, he was at least willing to listen and look at my husbands medical chart but I may not have the "full medical chart". Possible HMO not doing test for costs? ... (3 replies)
... You need to get a sweat test or blood test asap and hope that by now its been done. ... (5 replies)
... ears old. Since birth she has always been a mucusy baby, but onlyin her chest. She does not have a runny nose very often. She had multiple ear infections as an infant and had tubes put in at one. She had a test for whooping cough at 6 months, and a bladder infection. Before a year, she had bronchitis. ... (32 replies)
Please Help!
Feb 2, 2005
... If the sweat test comes back borderline again, ask if they could do an ambry genetic test to determine if she has CF. ... (6 replies)
... Our 18 m/o daughter has been under the care of doctors for “failure to thrive” and have yet been able to come up with a diagnosis. Her weight has been between 16 and 17 pounds for 10 months. She was a full term baby with a birth weight of 6 lbs. 11 oz. She was breast fed for 1 year with baby cereal being introduced at 4 m/o. She has always had irritability and diarrhea... (1 replies)
... which test over 1500 genetic mutations! Your doctor can order those tests and have them sent out to the company. ... (4 replies)
What do you think?
Jul 13, 2007
... and the second test was 23. He has chronic diareah with undigested food, foul smelling stools, and they are often mucousy and greasy. ... (5 replies)

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