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... s had pneumonia 2x, bronchitis, bronchilitis, etc. Hospitalized 3 times in the past year and a half. Doctors are leaning toward.asthma but have decided to do the sweat test, just to be safe. ... (1 replies)
... Our son has had similar test results Positive Sweat test but gene test showed no mutations out of 1400 tested - did you find anything (10 replies)
... L are consistent with the diagnosis of CF. For individuals who have CF, the sweat chloride test will be positive from birth. Once a test result is positive, it is always positive. Sweat test values do not change from positive to negative or negative to positive as a person grows older. ... (6 replies)

... I to have a daughter with elevated sweat chloride results and no known genes. She has classic CF signs and was diagnosed years ago despite her very shy genes. ... (10 replies)
... How many mutations did they test for? ... (10 replies)
... his 3rd birthday. The first time he got it he was 8 weeks old! He suffered through cold after cold and ear infection after ear infection. We took him in for the sweat test pretty sure that he would be diagnosed with CF. But luckily it came back well within the normal range. Sometimes kids just have a weaker immune system. ... (1 replies)
... through the day but also right after eating or even during eating we can see he is in pain. so we have been trying to figure out the problem. We finally had a Sweat test which showed 70 one time and 72 another indicating positive for CF. ... (2 replies)
... sual bugs in the throat area. Recently he had DNA testing to find out what CF gene he has but no Gene was found. I am waiting for the new appointment for another sweat test. The first two were done at 6.5 years and both positive. 68 and 73. But does he have CF? ... (10 replies)
... if there's ever an error with the sweat test it's with giving a false negative, not the other way around. I would push for genetic testing. At least with a positive diagnosis they can begin to treat your child's symptoms and keep her healthy. It's important to find an accreditted CF facility, too. ... (3 replies)
... I believe it was around 400 or so. Our new appointment is for the 24 June 09 for a repeat sweat test. Since he came off his creon he has lost weight 2. ... (10 replies)
... My daughter's fecal fat test just came back positive so she does have fat malabsorption but no conclusive diagnosis of CF yet. Sweat test came back 34 and then the next one dipped all the way down to 18. Do you know if sweat tests are supposed to vary that much? ... (18 replies)
... Being that DS had a normal 32 for his sweat test, yet blood tests showed positive for CF, I'm not a fan. Sweat tests are GREAT for indicating CF if they're high, but there tend to be a lot of false negatives. ... (18 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. ... (2 replies)
... a sweat test can show NORMAL results, yet the person can still have CF. ... (8 replies)
... ambry or qwest. These test for hundreds of gene mutations. ... (5 replies)
... had a scope of his esophagus and also a sweat test for CF along with drawing blood to test for celiac disease. ... (8 replies)
... old daughter has had frequent respiratory issues and was finally given the diagnosis of asthma about 2 weeks ago. When the MD told me we needed to test for CF, I went online and read all I could and thought, "wow, that is my daughter". ... (3 replies)
... You really should go to a CFF accredited center for the sweat test where they are well trained in how to administer the sweat test. Our daughter's test came back inconclusive because it was done WRONG at the local hospital in our city. ... (6 replies)
Sweat Test at 122
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)




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