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Where in the US provides the best climate for cf patients

A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Arenberg
30 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Near your doc...: There is no evidence that climate conditions of any sort favor better outcomes for people with cf. The best route is to establish a relationship with ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Diamond
45 years experience Pediatrics
They can if...: If CF means cystic fibrosis, no reason why they can not.
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aaron Milstone
26 years experience Pulmonology
Maybe: Side effects with Pulmozyme (dornase alfa) are various and can include irritation of the throat, nose and voice changes. It can also cause hoarseness ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Scholarly article 4U: Previous pleural procedures for pneumothorax should not be considered a contraindication in the assessment of suitability for lung transplantation. R ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Stern
23 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
COPD and climate: I am not aware there is any one answer to the best climate for people with copd. Altitude decreases oxygen concentration and can cause shortness of b ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
32 years experience Family Medicine
It depends: Most hospitals are owned by private healthcare orginizations or universities. Some are run by charities , counties, cities or states. The military has ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Gutman
45 years experience General Surgery
Good surgeons: Where are the best hernia surgeons for people with cirrhosis in the usa? Cirrhosis can cause complications in healing postoperatively. What you're ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
42 years experience Family Medicine
Question?: I am so sorry, but your question does not give me enough information to answer. What treatment are you referring to? Please re-ask your question?
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience Ophthalmology
No: Lasik is performed throughout the world.
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Adler
48 years experience Psychiatry
Government: They would be run by various government entities.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Karen Sibert
38 years experience Anesthesiology
Many cancer centers: There many hospitals in the U.S. With expertise and a long record of excellence in treating cervical cancer. The best plan is prevention, with regular ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
37 years experience Pediatrics
No best place: As the mother of a teen with special needs i know there is no "best place" city or state to raise a child with disabilities. The key is to learn how ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ralph Layman
19 years experience Transplant Surgery
See below: Pittsburgh, duke, ucsf, mass general.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
37 years experience Family Medicine
Varies: Different areas have different allergens—grasses, ragweed, trees, pollens, molds, mildews. Wet climates will have more molds & mildews. Warmer climate ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jimmy Bowen
33 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Myopathies: Mayo clinic.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience Infectious Disease
I didn't know it was: I'm not aware of any swine flu circulating now.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lokesh Guglani
20 years experience Pediatric Pulmonology
Current status: Outside of north america, europe & australia, there are not many lung transplant centers that routinely perform lung transplants for CF patients. Betw ... Read More
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Dr. Elliot Duboys
43 years experience Plastic Surgery
Many: Depends upon which geographic location and for what subspecialities you are seeking.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Devon Webster
21 years experience Medical Oncology
Maybe higher: It's hard to know for sure, because industrialized countries have better registries and are more likely to keep track of brain tumors. There may be a ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Abeera Mansur
32 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Ped Urologist: Try a pediatric urologist at memorial sloan kettering or md anderson.
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes.: I believe they think so as well.
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Finley-Belgrad
33 years experience Child Psychiatry
Unlikely: I think it is unlikely we have the lowest. Many other countries have more homogenous populations which certainly reduces the bullying.
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