So confused....no diagnosis...stop looking?
Looking for confirmation my 8 year old daughter doesn't have cf. Wondering what is going on. Has environmental allergies (as shown on skin tests 2x). Diagnosed with asthma 2 yrs ago due to cough...no wheeze ever. Last school year had bacterial pneumonia in Sept (x-ray at er) and bacterial pneumonia in May (2 night hosp stay). Possible pneumonia in mid June...treated but no x-ray. In past has seen GI for possible reflux and genetics b/c she didn't sweat. Sweating has slowly started and they think possible connective tissue disorder. Recurrent pneumonias have lead to numerous tests. She's been doing really well since increa...
Source: Cystic Fibrosis Newly Diagnosed Forum - September 24, 2015 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: mom2girls Tags: Newly Diagnosed Source Type: forums
Fev's up but switching meds??
Hi! It's been a while since I have posted anything but I always read these forums. I was wondering, my daughter's pfts were the best they have ever been at fev 112%. I was floored!! She had just been on prednisone for 5 days but still! Anyways, she keeps having episodes of needing to be on steroids so the pulmo thinks we need to change her meds from advair to symbicort. What I dont understand is why if her pfts were so good? Why would she keep having these "episodes" if her asthma is improving?? Or if her lungs were so open and clear?? Short history: She has one mutation, G576A. Thats it. 44 and 39 sw...
Source: Cystic Fibrosis Asthma, Allergies and Green Forum - July 17, 2011 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: kaylinsmom Tags: Asthma, Allergies and Green Source Type: forums
went off my singulair
Has this happened to anyone else I went in for allergie shots and then was taken off my singulair I have been so sick my lungs are full and I have such a sore throat. My doctor put me back on singulair and I am on IVs but who would know such a small pill would be so inportant! (Source: Cystic Fibrosis Asthma, Allergies and Green Forum)
Source: Cystic Fibrosis Asthma, Allergies and Green Forum - April 22, 2011 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: kgfrompa Tags: Asthma, Allergies and Green Source Type: forums