Pregnancy and aerosol
Hello, Mum of a 20-month-old CF baby, I just learned about my new pregnancy. While waiting for a prenatal test to know if the child is affected, can I continue to administer tobramycin and colistin aerosols (and pulmozyme in the morning) alternately twice a day. Knowing that during aerosol ...
Pregnancy, Patiente and aerosoltherapy
Hello, I suffer from CF and in the second months of pregnancy. Can I continune my aerosol therapy with rhDNAse (Pulmozyme), colistin and tobramycin? What about the oral antibiotics (azithromycin etc)? Or what about potentailly necessary i.v. therapies? Is this without danger for my baby? Many ...
Breathlessness during intravenous treatment
Hello As soon as I am on an intravenous antibiotic treatment iwth Ceftazidim and Cotrimoxazole orally, I am very breathless while without treatment I am not. Do you know if it's because of antibiotics? Thank you
White secretions
Hello My 20-month-old baby has an inflammation of the nasal mucosa since December. His nose secretions only flow in his throat and do not come through his nose. On the advice of my pharmacist, I gave him a cure with "actisulfur"and the mucus came out white, whereas when I washed his nose ...
Haemophilus influenzae
My daughter, 1,5 years old suffers from CF and has now for the first time Haemophilus influenzae in the throat swab. Our treating CF physician regards it as a harmless germ, it is therefore not treated at the moment. I would like to have a second opinion. Of course, we do not want to give ...
Hello, What can we do to prevent our 2 year old from getting thrush (candida fungus)? She has it regularly, especially after the antibiotic cures. It spoils life because she refuses to eat and it is very painful. Thank you for your help.
How long taking antibiotics?
Hello, first of all thank you very much for this expert forum. It is a great help! If an antibiotic therapy with cefuroxim has been intiated in CF child that had initially a viral infection that has been superinfected by bacteria (Moraxella catarrhalis, H. influenza) and the symptoms (rhinitis, ...
S. aureus small colony variants
We just received the sputum culture of our 7yr old daughter, which showed the presence of S. aureus and S. aureus small colony variants. What is the meaning of small colony variants? Should we treat these colonies? Is it a classical evolution of S. aureus?
Under which circumstances is Pseudomonas turning to be mucoid?
Hello, my daughter, CF, 8 years old, has had in February 2015 for the first time Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Two cycles of tobramycin per inhalation followed, in the third cycle in combination with ciprofloxacin, after 3-6months PA could be again and again found. Then three i.v. therapies followed ...
Homeopathy, probiotics and immune defense
Hello, My 3-year-old daughter has antibiotic cures (15 days) with no symptoms other than a cough that you can not get rid of (no Pseudomonas aeruginosa or other bacteria). Pharmacists often advise to take (at the end of the treatment) a cure of probiotics in order to rebalance her intestinal ...
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