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    04-22-2017, 09:15 PM
    kenna2 replied to a thread Thirsty on antibiotics? in Adults
    Absolutely normal. He has high powered meds running through his system and that's going to dehydrate you. Plus he needs to stay as hydrated as...
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    04-22-2017, 10:26 AM
    I ran competitively in track and cross country for a number of years. I would say go to a running shoe store. Not a big name store like Dicks...
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    04-21-2017, 09:55 AM
    kenna2 replied to a thread Is no cough good or bad? in Adults
    I agree with the nothing to cough up. I wasn't able to cough anything up until I got into my 20's. When I got sick I would have bad dry hacking...
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    04-20-2017, 01:40 PM
    kenna2 replied to a thread Primary Care Dr in Adults
    My CF doctor is my primary care for everything. My insurance wants me to have a regular PCP but I never use him. Everything goes straight to my CF...
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    04-11-2017, 06:04 PM
    The article I read stated 3 main reasons. 1) Universal Healthcare, 2) Different approach to lung transplants, and 3) Different approach to nutrition...
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    04-10-2017, 04:15 PM
    kenna2 replied to a thread MRSA treatment options? in Adults
    I would suggest maybe seeing an Infectious Disease doctor. I have on since I've cultured Aspergillius in the past. He is great and has come up with...
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    04-09-2017, 04:00 PM
    kenna2 replied to a thread Transplant experiences in Adults
    I would still recommend getting the testing done anyways. That way you have it done in case you change your mind. At anytime you can always change...
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    04-08-2017, 08:18 PM
    kenna2 replied to a thread Increased cough in Adults
    I also agree with Gammaw. Ask your CF clinic to refer you to a ENT to specializes in patients with CF. Our cases is a bit different than someone...
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    04-08-2017, 04:16 PM
    kenna2 replied to a thread Increased cough in Adults
    The reflux could be the cause. I was on meds for it and they didn't work. Mine was really bad and required surgery to fix but it stopped the problem...
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    04-08-2017, 04:05 PM
    kenna2 replied to a thread Anyone else with fev1 @ 46% in Adults
    I felt that way when I was in the 40's for awhile. My suggestion to you (if you haven't already) is to get the process of getting on the transplant...
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    04-08-2017, 02:03 PM
    kenna2 replied to a thread Help Please-bleeding nose in Adults
    Benadryl to help dry up his nose. Also if he does nasal rinse, use 3 drops of Johnson and Johnson's baby shampoo with saline mixture to help break...
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    04-08-2017, 09:54 AM
    kenna2 replied to a thread Increased cough in Adults
    Just a random thought about a dry cough. I know you stated he is having issues with GI symptoms. Is acid reflux one of them? The acid coming back up...
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    04-05-2017, 09:53 PM
    kenna2 replied to a thread Peeling fingernail tips in Nutrition
    It's usually due to an iron deficiency(that's the most common). A change in diet can help or get a nail polish strengthener. Sally Hansen makes one...
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    04-05-2017, 02:26 PM
    I agree. When you are completely blindsided by this it is a lot to take in. My list of issues is a mile long too. From the bottom of my heart I wish...
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    04-05-2017, 11:41 AM
    Wii is good. It has dancing games and other stuff to help keep kids active. At my last hospital (Akron Children's Hospital) I attended when I got...
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    04-03-2017, 04:10 PM
    I have been fortunate enough to become family friends with my pediatric CF doctor, so I hear a lot of updates and exciting things when I see him. ALL...
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