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A 30-year-old member asked:

What can i do if my brother has a mild case of cystic fibrosis and my parents are making me get tested?

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Dr. Michael P Vaughn
Allergy and Immunology 35 years experience
Cystic fibrosis: Good to know if you have the gene because sometimes clinical symptoms do not develope early. Also knowing if you are a one gene carrier (but not affected) helps with family planning in the future.
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Dr. HARRY OPSIMOS
A Verified Doctoranswered
Pediatric Pulmonology 23 years experience
Agree: You can, and should, agree with them and get tested. It's painless and easy to do.
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