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When did newborn testing for cystic fibrosis start?

When did newborn testing for cystic fibrosis start?

Depends on where: Newborn blood screening programs vary from state to state. In California, screening all newborns began around 2007. However, there probably were earlier pilot programs to test different screening methods to see which method would work the best. That means some babies were probably getting screened before 2007. Of course, babies born at home without medical care might miss getting screened. ...Read more

Cyst (Definition)

A cyst is a structure or mass that consists of a cellular lined sac. It is typically filled with fluid but may be filled with solid material. It can be congenital, traumatic, or acquired. They may develop nearly anywhere in the body and usually require complete excision for eradication or they are likely to recur. Fluid filled sacs that are not cellular lined ...Read more


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Help docs! my newborn tested postive for cystic fibrosis. Can this be treated?

Help docs! my newborn tested postive for cystic fibrosis. Can this be treated?

CF testing: I would suggest a genotyping test to determine the exact CF mutation. There are treatments and new advances for cystic fibrosis treatment. Obtaining information from the cff.Org may be helpful ...Read more

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Newborn boy has a severe mutation delf508 and a 5-t gt12. Was told that he might or might not develop mild cystic fibrosis. How does mild CF manifest?

Newborn boy has a severe mutation delf508 and a 5-t gt12. Was told that he might or might not develop mild cystic fibrosis. How does mild CF manifest?

Varies: Mild CF can vary from recurrent sinus infections, recurrent pneumonia, pancreatitis, fertility problems. One may have no evidence of CF until adulthood. Sometimes the first sign is recurrent pancreatitis in the second or third decade of life. Usually growth is not impaired. ...Read more

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How long does cystic fibrosis jaundice in newborn lasts?

How long does cystic fibrosis jaundice in newborn lasts?

CF: If your child as been diagnosed with CF please find a skilled health care practitionner to help you manage all the issues surrounding cf. ...Read more

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My wife & son passed california newborn screening for CF, does that mean odds are low for typical cystic fibrosis or mild form?

My wife & son passed california newborn screening for CF, does that mean odds are low for typical cystic fibrosis or mild form?

Newborn screening : for Cystic Fibrosis is done by Immunoreactive Trypsinogen, IRT. If othe IRT level is ^, DNA tests for CF gene mutations are done on blood on the Guthrie card. CF Foundation-accredited Care Centers in CA look for an "intermediate" sweat chloride result in young infants who do not gain wt. & have bad gas, abdominal pain & loose or hard stools &/or wheezing/coughing for > 2 wks. to diagnose CRMS. ...Read more

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HI MY NEWBORN IS NOW IN HIS 4 MONTH AND HIS STOOL MICROSCOPY SHOWED ENTAMOEBA HISTOLYTICA CYST AND WBC ? HOW CAN WE DEAL WITH THIS CAUSES , TREATMENT?

HI MY NEWBORN IS NOW IN HIS 4 MONTH AND HIS STOOL MICROSCOPY SHOWED ENTAMOEBA HISTOLYTICA CYST AND WBC ? HOW CAN WE DEAL WITH THIS CAUSES , TREATMENT?

Baby needs treatment: I thing baby has either picked it during dilivery or post dilivery because I am sure there a carrier who has stools positive for entamoeba histolyca It is spread by entero fecal route You all need to be treated till negetive! and maintain good handwashing technique ...Read more

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Mucous cyst in mouth of a new born baby?

Mucous cyst in mouth of a new born baby?

Mucous cyst are : Common. They are painless and tend to be annoying than harmful. They can be on the lips, gums, tongue, palate, inside of the cheeks or floor of the mouth( called ranula) they will eventually burst without intervention.Ranular cyst may need surgical intervention if it is affecting feedings ...Read more

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I had a maxillary cyst removed on thursday under g/a how long will i be in pain for and when will the swelling go down?

I had a maxillary cyst removed on thursday under g/a how long will i be in pain for and when will the swelling go down?

Maxillary cyst: As a general rule, consider 17 days a benchmark. Use ice on the outside of the upper jaw and take medication prescribed by the dentist. Don't take nsaids or Aspirin unless the oral surgeon says it's ok. Remember, maxillofacial is a major, traumatic insult to the body and should be treated as such. If you start running a fever or the symptoms get worse, see the dentist. ...Read more

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Thick walled bilateral adnexal cyst, right sided with g septations 5.6cm, left with high density content 7.8cm, does it require surgery?

Thick walled bilateral adnexal cyst, right sided with g septations 5.6cm, left with high density content 7.8cm, does it require surgery?

Perhaps: The right sided cyst sounds lke it may be a complex rather than a simple cyst and is likely to be causing you problems if it hasen't already. I presume your findings are per ultrasound. I would follow suggestions by you gne physician but it sounds like it may need to be resected. Either that or watchful waiting i.e. Repeat ultrasound. It may cause more pain during ovulation. ...Read more

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Neonatal (Definition)

The term neonatal is generally used to describe events that occur with an infant within the first 30 days after birth.Some practitioners are looser with the definition & extend the ...Read more