CF in animals
Can animals also suffer from CF or can this disease only occur in humans?
Hygiene rules for dogs in rental apartments
Hello, I am a 22-year-old CF patient and I am thinking about having a dog together with my boyfriend after my studies. I know, that I will not always be able to care for it due to my illness. My boyfriend would then take care completely of the dog in such times. However I am worried if hygiene in ...
ABPA and horse riding
Dear expert team, I am 29 years old and suffer from CF with a quite stable FEV1 value of 65%. In the last years, there was two times the suspicion of ABPA, as I had dyspnea, but no antibiotic helped. The blood values were never really clear, but since then I take 5mg cortisone daily, have ...
Snake and CF
Hello , My 11 years old CF daughter has a heated terrarium in her room with a spot that contains a snake. The litter is purchased in a petshop and there's inside a container with water regularly changed. What is the risk for her to have Pseudomonas aeruginosa? Knowing she would not put her nose ...
Riding/horses hygiene
Hello, my daughter wants to take riding lessons. My question is, if she is allowed to ride also in the riding hall or it this rather risky? And what about going into the stable to the horses? Is this a risk, too? Would a face mask be helpful? Best regards,
Handling of pets
Dear expert team, my son (14 months old) suffers from CF. My in-laws, who are also our direct neighbours, have many animals (a dog, a cat, chicken, rabbits and sheep). My son is really crazy about the animals, but I am very insecure, in how far I shall allow the contact with the animals regarding ...
CF baby and dog
Hello Our 4-month-old son suffers from cystic fibrosis. We have a dog that is a full member of the family but since the announcement of the disease we no longer know what precautions to take without going overboard. What precautions should be taken to avoid contamination of our son? For ...
Kitten (baby cat)
Hello, we will adopt a kitten within 1 week, the veterinarian said to the current owners of the kittens that since the children had played with them and they might have got worms it was also necessary to treat the kids! Should I do it? Is there no risk for my 5-year-old CF son? What is the most ...
Hello, our neighbors would want to make a henhouse behind our home: It will be neither close to the house, nor close to our ground. I don’t know how much hens there will be, there will be no straw. They asked us if it was dangerous for our CF little boy even if he does not approach it, at ...
cystic fibrosis
My daughter suffers from cystic fibrosis, she claims that her doctor forbids her contacts with dogs and fish. She refuses to come home. We have a dog (poodle) very clean. She will not trust us with her children under the same pretext. I think this is really an excuse to avoid us !!!
<<  1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 >  >>