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... 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)
... 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)
... My daughter just took a sweat test with our local hospital. They had to get an instruction book out and were asking each other questions about how to administer the test. ... (6 replies)

... As for my nephew, he had a sweat test and it came back negative. He was tested for celiac, also negative, was tested for lactose intolerant and it was negative. ... (7 replies)
... I can't remember how many doctors looked at ds after he was born and didn't pick up on the meconium illeus. They just thought he stooled shortly before he was born. One doctor commented on his big tummy, it was off the cuff and how was I to know I should be concerned -- 'cuz the doctors weren't. And besides CF didn't run in our family.... Wasn't until 10 hours after he... (6 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)
... It is possible for it to be wrong if they didn't do it right. Did they clean the arm real good first? ... (6 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)
... just read a publication of theirs a few weeks ago after someone asked about sweat test results. We have no family history either. DS's sweat test came back normal. If you think there is something wrong with your child, keep pursuing it. ... (2 replies)
... Yes a sweat test can be wrong. ... (2 replies)
... It's possible for it to be wrong. They did it multiple times on me when I was a couple months old and couldn't get the same result two times in a row. We went somewhere else and had it confirmed that I had cf. (6 replies)
... Your daughter should also get a pulmonary function test done. ... (2 replies)
... We just got his DNA back and it was negative. We are going for a real sweat test this week. The nurse at the MD office said that if his DNA was negative, the sweat test must either be wrong or is elevated for another reason. I would prefer him not to have it, but if he does, we have already lost almost 6 years.... ... (4 replies)
... Go with your gut feelings, so what if your wrong, at least you can start to get some answers. If you don't fight for your child no one will. Maybe you'll be wrong if so GREAT, if not at least you'll know what your dealing with and that will go a long way in helping get control of whatever the problems are. ... (4 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)
Unsure of CF
Mar 28, 2014
... came back positive with a high percentage. The Neonatal Doc said it was likely they have CF, but there is a slim chance because they were born 8 weeks early the test could be wrong. ... (0 replies)
... I'm not sure what to think. I've been researching like crazy tonight and I'm convinced that the hospital did the test wrong. They put the probes on her without cleaning the skin first. After removing the probes, they didn't wash the area. ... (3 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)
... was coughing and gagging and had been to see the doctor several times, bronchiolitis we were told before the CF diagnosis. I certainly wish we'd have sought the sweat test sooner. It is completely painless and in most instances, you find out the results the same day or the following day at the latest. ... (5 replies)
... Hi again, You are not being a paranoid mother. Something is wrong when your son keeps getting a high temp. and respiratory infections one after another. ... (14 replies)

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