8 doctors weighed in:
What is prognosis for child with cf?
8 doctors weighed in

Dr. Noel Alonso
Pediatrics
7 doctors agree
In brief: Better than ever b4
Children diagnosed with CF now have many advantages over those diagnosed even a few years ago.
Genetic testing, special aerosolized medications, aggressive treatment of infections with antibiotics and nutritional supplementation (fat soluble vitamins, enzymes, etc.) have all contributed to an increase in quality of life and longevity. CF patients commonly live into their 30s and 40s in the us.

In brief: Better than ever b4
Children diagnosed with CF now have many advantages over those diagnosed even a few years ago.
Genetic testing, special aerosolized medications, aggressive treatment of infections with antibiotics and nutritional supplementation (fat soluble vitamins, enzymes, etc.) have all contributed to an increase in quality of life and longevity. CF patients commonly live into their 30s and 40s in the us.
Dr. Noel Alonso
Dr. Noel Alonso
Thank
Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Shontae Buffington
Board Certified, Pediatrics
13 years in practice
835K people helped
Continue
108,000 doctors available
Read more answers from doctors