Burkholderia gladioli
Dear expert team, after a 15-day imipenem therapy against Burkholderia gladioli, the first germ test was negative; now a few weeks later, however, an infection is traceable again. How would you proceed? Symptomatically, there is pain during breathing, which had ceased immediately after therapy ...
hello I have CF and am 28 years of age over the last two years my FEV1 has declined from 68 to 48 % predicted because I worked in an environment with heavy smoking, this is irritating my lungs and I did 6 hours physiotherapy per day, I receive one course of iv antibiotics per year and sometimes I ...
Hi my daughter is 3 years and pseudomonas is found for the second time in 2 months. Our center offers the same treatment again (4weeks of tobi inhalations and ciprofloxacin) it didn´t remove the pseudomonas this time and i am affraid it will not take it this time. I am aware that other centers ...
Hello, My daughter whose 18 month old child was diagnosed with CF at birth, has the impression that doctors routinely give antibiotics without sputum culture. Practitioners criticize each other, we even heard a "if you want". Knowing that having a sick child greatly fragilizes her, it's not up to ...
staphylococcus aureus
My daughter is colonized by Staphylococcus aureus and Pseudomonas aeruginosa. She finished an intravenous antibiotics course one month ago and she has already bronchial obstruction and dyspnea. If we manage to eliminate staphylococcus, will P. aeruginosa be less aggressive? Which antibiotics will ...
Staphylococcal infection we are treating is chronic?
Thank you for a very useful Q&A! My seven-year-old complains with knee and leg pain and that she suddenly feels she cannot walk. She has CF. We do not listen to carefully, but then, I found this on the web ( CF-arthropathy 2) Episodic (acute) arthritis Hereby it deals in ...
Klebsiella pneumoniae
My son is 7 month old now. The diagnosis has been made in November 2010 after a really severe phase with atelectasis and pneumonia. After that and until now he is doing obviously fine and he is even overweight. Since then we gave him prophylactically ampicillin and sulbactam. At the end of january ...
Bronchiectasia and pseudomonas aeruginosa
Hello, I am a 22 years old girl and was diagnosed with CF two years ago. I have a mild form of the disease since pancreas function is more or less okay. The results of the other examinations are also very well. The problem is that I have bronchiectasia and pseudomonas aeruginosa (psa) in the ...
pancreatic enzymes
If a child (2 years old), is given his enzymes prior to a meal and refuses to eat what are the possible consequences ? If antibiotics are given preventively, should it be given three times daily or if once a day is just as good? Where can I get recent  ...
Side effect of azithromycin
My daughter, 6 years, CF, takes for about 2 years azithromycin permanent antibiotic treatment, every 2nd day 250mg. Can hair loss be a consequence? One has only to pull her hair slightly, then one has little bunches in the hand. Can I do something about it? Thanks!!
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