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  1. Cystic Fibrosis - Medications

    Medicines for cystic fibrosis help keep the lungs as healthy as possible; reduce and control mucus in the lungs; and replace digestive enzymes. Medication Choices: Medicines for cystic fibrosis include: Medicine to treat infections-Antibiotics (such as az

  2. Sweat Test

    A sweat test measures the amount of salt (sodium and chloride) in sweat. It is done to help diagnose cystic fibrosis. Normally, sweat on the skin surface contains very little sodium and chloride. People with cystic fibrosis have 2 to 5 times the normal am

  3. Cystic Fibrosis - Treatment Overview

    Cystic fibrosis treatment is different for everyone but usually involves a combination of medicine and home treatment.

  4. Gonioscopy

    Gonioscopy is an eye examination to look at the front part of your eye (anterior chamber) between the cornea and the iris.

  5. Growth and Development, Ages 6 to 10 Years - Promoting Healthy Growth and Development

    Although your child between the ages of 6 and 10 may seem very independent at times, he or she still needs your constant guidance. Being present is the most important thing you can do to help your child grow in healthy ways. Knowing that you are "around" and available provides him or her with a sense of security. Although your child's world is expanding, you remain his or her primary influence. ..

  6. Facts About Hand-Foot-and-Mouth Disease

    Hand-foot-and-mouth disease, or HFMD, is caused by a virus. Symptoms include ulcers, or sores, inside or around the mouth and a rash or blisters on the hands, feet, legs, or buttocks.

  7. Refsum Disease

    Important It is possible that the main title of the report Refsum Disease is not the name you expected. Please check the synonyms listing to find the alternate name(s) and disorder subdivision(s) covered by this report. ...

  8. Afibrinogenemia, Congenital

    Important It is possible that the main title of the report Afibrinogenemia, Congenital is not the name you expected. Please check the synonyms listing to find the alternate name(s) and disorder subdivision(s) covered by this report. ...

  9. X-Linked Myopathy with Excessive Autophagy

    X-linked myopathy with excessive autophagy (XMEA) is an extremely rare genetic disorder characterized by muscle disease (myopathy). The disorder is fully expressed in males only and is characterized by slowly progressive muscle weakness,especially in the legs. Onset is usually during childhood often between 5-10 years of age. XMEA occurs due to mutations of an unidentified gene on the X ...

  10. Sotos Syndrome

    Important It is possible that the main title of the report Sotos Syndrome is not the name you expected. Please check the synonyms listing to find the alternate name(s) and disorder subdivision(s) covered by this report. ...

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