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... Can someone tell me what the most cmmon symptoms in newborns with CF are? ... (3 replies)
... CF was diagnosed at just shy of six months of age. There was no CF screening at birth. Gosh, how that would have helped. She didn't have any CF respiratory symptoms really until about 2 months of age. She did have frequent bowel movements early on and she did taste salty upon kissing her forehead. ... (3 replies)
... So far there have not been any of the symptoms. His bowl movements are Normal and the odor is not overly stinky, or greesy. Regular brown/tannish, not tarry or greesy. He barely ever spits up/Throws up. His weight gain is actually very good for a two week old (he gained 9-10 ounces since leaving the hospital). He lifts his head and looks around, follows my finger side to... (3 replies)

... Depends upon the mutation. CFers are born with normal lungs, so that's usually not an issue right off the bat. Sometimes loose, frequent large bulky stools. Possibly greasy. Others, there've been constipation issues. Sometimes sinus issues. Does your child taste salty. When you kiss his forehead, do your lips taste salty. Failure to thrive is another symptom -- not... (3 replies)
... Can you call your ob or the hospital where you gave birth to see if newborns are regularly screened for CF. Thats a good place to start. ... (6 replies)
... Hi, I'm a mother of a 2yr old with CF. I diagnosed my son at 5 months by reading the symptoms on the CF website-- Greasy stools - there's an oily substance that would show on the diaper & BM. Its mostly the mal-absorbed fat from food. My son did not have this- Frequent and or foul smelling stools- my sons were just frequent Hearty appetite with little weight gain... (4 replies)
... i have already looked it up to see if newborns here are screened and they are not. We had the option to be tested to see if my husband and i were carriers, but i turned it down. ... (5 replies)

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