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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience in Dermatology
Cystic fibrosis: The sweat test is usually done when the infant is a month old, to ensure the sample is large enough to be analyzed. The sweat test can determine if th ... Read More

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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Escobar
8 years experience in Family Medicine
Yes, Gold Standard: The gold standard for a diagnosis of CF is 2 back-to-back sweat chloride tests. However, the ability to run genetic tests and detect the disease in t ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
27 years experience in Pediatrics
See below: The sweat chloride test is the gold standard for diagnosing cf. If an adequate amount of sweat was obtained, and the test was negative, then CF is unl ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience in General Practice
Danger: No. Never.
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
Yes and No.: Here in California, the law requires Cancer Warning signs everywhere because EVERYTHING we eat, touch, breathe can cause cancer. That is the nature of ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
37 years experience in Internal Medicine
Yes it's safe: To use.http://health.howstuffworks.com/skin-care/underarm-care/tips/5-tips-for-stopping-underarm-sweating.htm.
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Any symptoms?: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience in Endocrinology
Nephrocalcinosis: It could mean that you are making and excreting small and/or large kidney stones even though your labs are normal. Please get some more information fr ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience in Infectious Disease
Hyperchloremia?: What's the exact level? Normal blood chloride in most labs is 96-106 mEq/L. If only slightly elevated and you feel well, and if other electrolyte leve ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
Demand an answer: Please forgive my frankness. Nobody here knows which of a few dozen causes of hypocalcemia you have, if it is even real and not an artifact of low alb ... Read More
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