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why cant cystic fibrosis patients date each other

A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Dang
13 years experience Radiology
Increased infection: I am not a pulmonary or infectious specialist so i would defer the definitive answer to those specialty physicians. My understanding is that cystic fi ... Read More

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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Miller
9 years experience Family Medicine
Sharing: Patients with cystic fibrosis are highly susceptible to lung infections. As a result, if they spend a lot of time together, they can readily swap infe ... Read More
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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 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 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. HARRY OPSIMOS
21 years experience Pediatric Pulmonology
Many ways: This is a chronic disease that can cause a variety of consequences to the patient and their family. This is a very complicated question to be answered ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. HARRY OPSIMOS
21 years experience Pediatric Pulmonology
Not clear: Not clear what is being asked. Are you looking for information or looking for a physician for cystic fibrosis? A starting point would be your general ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. HARRY OPSIMOS
21 years experience Pediatric Pulmonology
Too complicated: this is a massive topic to be explained here (in detail)
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael P Vaughn
33 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Cystic fibrosis: CF is a genetic defect and at this time, it cannot be repaired. Companies such as sangamo pharmaceuticals are working on cures for mono-genetic diseas ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Should be covered: Palliative care should be covered by insurance, regardless of the underlying diseases a person has. One can call her insurance company to check. Palli ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gavin Graff
29 years experience Pediatric Pulmonology
CF meds: Depends on overall pulmonary and GI status: if pancreatic insufficient: -pancreatic enzymes -cf vitamins lung disease: -mucolytics such as pulmoz ... Read More
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