A 46-year-old member asked:
Why can't cf patients be around each other?
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Pediatrics 47 years experience
They can if...: If CF means cystic fibrosis, no reason why they can not.
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Pediatrics 33 years experience
Resistant germs: Cystic fibrosis patients can transmit resistant germs (pseudomonas and other bacteria, yeast and others) to each other, which can complicate treatment and even lead to severe infection or death. Because the medicines CF patients have to take are already so many and so strong, doctors try to keep patients as safe as possible from new threats.
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Last updated Aug 17, 2015
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