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What toys would help a child with cystic fibrosis

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. HARRY OPSIMOS
21 years experience Pediatric Pulmonology
Any: Toys that involve blowing can be helpful, like whistles, bubbles, etc. Any blowing type toy can help with the respiratory therapy that a child with cy ... Read More
Dr. William Walsh
16 years experience Addiction Medicine
Fun ones: Toys they like are the best for them... Kids with CF are all different, so find out what they want.

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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Supportive care: CF patients benefit from active coordinated care involving their pcp and a regional cystic fibrosis care center.These are usually part of a children's ... Read More
A 25-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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Dr. HARRY OPSIMOS
21 years experience Pediatric Pulmonology
1 in 4 or 25%: For two parents who are carriers there is a 25% chance their child will have the disease, 50% the child will be a carrier of the disease and 25% chanc ... Read More
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Possible every time: If you look at the genetics, the first affected baby tells you both parents carry a copy of the defective recessive gene. That means every time they g ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. HARRY OPSIMOS
21 years experience Pediatric Pulmonology
Clinic/online: Your CF clinic should be able to help you and other family members, and direct you towards available help channels, a lot of them online. The clinic's ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience Preventive Medicine
Heavy: The new science of epigenetics tells us that our genes can be manipulated by diet and non-caloric supplements. It does not cure the disease but it sur ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
No: Clean helps & dust free helps for any kid.To some extent this ideal is relative and perfection on either point is unrealistic. With a stable hygienic ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. HARRY OPSIMOS
21 years experience Pediatric Pulmonology
Yes: Avoiding respiratory irritants is a good rule for a child with cf, but kids with this disease should not be restricted from living a life as normal as ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Fink
46 years experience Pediatrics
High fat foods: Fats contain twice the calories of proteins or carbohydrates per ounce so high fat foods or supplements are the easiest way to add extra calories to t ... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Josephine Ruiz-healy
38 years experience Pediatrics
Overall 1/3700: Acording to the CF foundation: the overall birth prevalence is 1/3700 . It can occur in any race, however the greatest incidence is in caucasians of n ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Fink
46 years experience Pediatrics
Genetic disorder: CF is an autosomal recessive genetic disorder. The infant must inherit a CF gene from both parents (who are CF gene carriers) to be born with this di ... Read More
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