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    R117H, original carrier diagnosis but should we retest?

    Hi, I think you should definitely retest. I am not sure where you are from, but I am from Australia and my son has the R117H-7t gene with Delta F508 so I suspect we might be in the same situation. My son's IRT tests were high, so we were sent for a sweat test which he returned a high normal...
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    F508del and R117H in our newborn

    Thanks for all the reading Rachel. Definitely very interesting. Thanks everyone else for their opinions. We currently attend one of the best children's hospital /cf clinics in the country, so I do have some faith in what's happening. I am comfortable atm waiting to see what the outcome of the...
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    F508del and R117H in our newborn

    That is definitely encouraging Rachel. Do you mind me asking where abouts do you live? We live in Australia. Also my son is my first so I am a bit naive when it comes to what is "normal" sickness in kids, but I honestly think it has taken exceptionally long to clear up. Ratatosk - with all the...
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    F508del and R117H in our newborn

    Hi All Sorry I have been so rude and not reply, but to be honest I didn't realise people had responded. Luckily my son is too asymptomatic at the moment and we aren't doing any treatments. There has been no mention of doing another sweat test and we are due for another check-up in September and...
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    F508del and R117H in our newborn

    Hi Rachel, I am wondering how things are going with your newborn. My 7 month old son has the same combination but I feel like we are in wilderness as they say he doesn't have CF but we still have to see Dr's every 3 months at the moment and he does not have any symptoms. My son initially lost...
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