B. Dolosa
If two siblings have CF and B. dolosa and one of them is getting a lung transplantation, is there a risk for the sibling who had a transplantation because of B. dolosa and the other sibling who had no transplantation? Are there any research results, we could get information from? Many thanks
Stenotrophomonas maltophilia and sweat test
I have a baby girl, 11 months old. She had secretions and we visited the pediatrician, an ENT doctor and a pneumonologist, we had a chest an xray and sputum cultures. The only finding was Stenotrophomonas maltophilia. We will do a sweat test. During my first pregrancy I was tested for CF mutations with negative results.
Carrier of CF mutation
I am 34 years old at 21st gestational week. I am a carrier of r75Q after checking for 85% of CF mutations. My husband was checked for 99% of CF mutations and he was found to carry S977C (unknown clinical importance). The genetist expert advised us not to proceed to amniocentesis, since the mutation I carry, when combined with another typical CF mutation, in a worst-case scenario would lead to CF with only mild symptoms. I would like to ask if you agree with his opinion/assessment?
Genotype 7T
I am 12 weeks pregnant and have been checked for CF mutations (47 mutations). The results were negative for the most frequent mutations (46 mutations). The sample shows the genotype 7T/7T at position IVS8 polyT in the CFTR gene. Is it something I must worry about? My spouse has not been tested. Must he? Thank you in advance!
Clarification plant in the neighbourhood
Hello, does a clarification plant in the neighbourhood (about 500m linear distance) represent a health risk in case of CF? Can bacteria be transmitted only via direct contact and aerosols or also via smell? Many thanks in advance
Anal fistula
Is there a connection between a recurrent anal fistula and CF?
fetus with large nuchal translucency
I terminated my pregnancy at 24th week of gestation because the fetus developed hydropsy and pericardiac fluid. I have a first and second cousin with CF. My parents come from the same village, as well as the parents of my cousins. I was tested for 95% of CF mutations and my husband for 90% with negative results. The fetus was tested for 65% of CF mutations with negative results and its molecular karyotype is normal as well. It had a large nuchal translucency from the start (7.6 mm) with no other symptom. Can you tell me the symptoms it would present if it suffered from CF?
Cystic Fibrosis
After the genetic testing for CF mutations my wife was found to be a carrier of the c.476T>C, L159S exon 4 mutation. She is now 16 weeks pregnant. I am being tested for the 95% of CF mutations. In case I am a carrier of a CF mutation, what chances does the fetus have to suffer from CF and what kind of symptoms will it have? If it is a boy, is it certain that he will have azoospermia? What are the chances?
Your opinion
I have a son 20 months old who is 81 cm tall and weighs 9.5 kg. Apart from his small statute, he does not have any of the CF symptoms I have read about. He got ill once and he coughed, but he got over it in two days easily. His stool is normal, his sweat is not salty. Sometimes he eats well, others not so well, but he does not drink much milk, 200 ml/day. We did various tests but all were normal. When I was pregnant I did an amniocentesis and was tested for the common CF mutations with negative results. Our paediatrician suggested we do a sweat test just to be certain. Do you believe that it is possible for my boy to have CF? Thank you for your time!
Colloidal silver
Hello, the last answer on colloidal silver is from 2014. Is there any new research / knowledge concerning the bacterial and viral fight or other usage in case of CF? Many thanks for information.
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