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what is the karyotype of someone with cystic fibrosis

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Dr. Robert Fink
46 years experience Pediatrics
Anything: Most individuals with cystic fibrosis can participate in all physicial activities. Salt supplementation is needed because of excess salt loss in CF s ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Powlin Manuel
50 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Not very close!: Good morning, patients with cystic fibrosis have many difficulties due to recurrent infections and many visits to doctors. Things have changed recen ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
35 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Things like corneas, muscles, tendons, bones are just a few examples of donatable tissues/organs in someone with CF. Thanks for considering organ dona ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Escobar
8 years experience Family Medicine
Depends on Lung Fx: The level of physical activity for a child with CF is an individual choice that should be made in consultation with the treating physician. However, t ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roji Andrews
28 years experience Pediatrics
Normal: Karyotyping usually shows normal 46 XY or 46 XX karyotype. Needs to do specia probe to look for gene mutation for MECP-2 gene
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Julan Crane
24 years experience Pediatrics
Rhett: Found almost only in girls so XX karyotype.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frank Mayo
47 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Respiratiry failure: Usually progressive respiratory embarrassment from the primary disease. Some pts die of refractory infection as a consequence of cystic fibrosis. Mala ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Diamond
45 years experience Pediatrics
Sweat Test: There is genetic testing testing analyzing dna, but you are probably thinking of a "sweat chloride test". In kids with cf, this chemical test of stimu ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Escobar
8 years experience Family Medicine
Variable: This depends on the individual patient. There are several hundred CF mutations that have varying degrees of severity. The most common mutation, df50 ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Escobar
8 years experience Family Medicine
Depends on genes: The risk of acquiring cystic fibrosis (CF) depends on whether the parents of a child are carriers for the gene. It is estimated that about 1 in 20 am ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
24 years experience Pediatrics
Totally different: Cystic fibrosis is characterized by abnormal chloride channel function while hemophilia results from a variety of problems with the clotting mechanism ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Melissa Gowans
20 years experience Pediatrics
Cystic Fibrosis: There is not enough space to answer this question thoroughly in this format. Check out the link below, it gives some good information on cystic fibro ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Progressive disease: Cystic fibrosis (CF) is a progressive, lifelong condition in which the glands that produce mucus, sweat, and intestinal secretions do not function pro ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
CF is recessive: Cystic fibrosis is a disorder passed thru the genes of both parents, silent in the carrier parent & expressed in the affected kid who has inherited an ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Diede
28 years experience Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Usually good: In women with cystic fibrosis, vaginal mucus is often thicker, making it more difficult for the sperm to travel and for fertilization to take place. I ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience Pediatric Pulmonology
CF diet/supplements: The caloric needs of a CF patient can be 20-30% higher or more than someone without cf. The use of calories for example in respiratory effort uses cal ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Escobar
8 years experience Family Medicine
Depends: The life expectancy for a cystic fibrosis (CF) patient depends on a variety of factors. However, in the U.S., the average life expectancy is between ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Ohnmacht
34 years experience Pediatrics
Several treatments: The most important thing is to monitor the baby's growth and allow for proper nutrition via enzymes to aid in digestion. Al's you must monitor the lun ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Recessive genes: A mutation is carried in the dna of both unaffected parents & that matching or similar mutation is paired up at conception when the sperm & egg form c ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Fink
46 years experience Pediatrics
1 in 4 or 25%: Genetic counseling prior to pregnancy is very important if there is a family history of cystic fibrosis. There are many options available to parents ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kara Bruning
17 years experience Pediatrics
Lots of symptoms: Cystic fibrosis is a complicated disease. It can affect many different organ symptoms including respiratory, gi, and genitourinary. This is usuall ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Serota
13 years experience Dermatology
Genetic: It's a genetic disease that primarily effects the lungs. Here is a great site to learn about cystic fibrosis: http://www.cff.org/
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Developmental: Cystic hygromas are developmental anomalies of the lymphatics. These are generally seen in children and become large and affect nearby organs, even t ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Escobar
8 years experience Family Medicine
Depends on Both: This depends on whether both parents carry the trait. If only one parent is a carrier of the gene, then there is no chance of inheriting cystic fibro ... Read More
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