It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....



Cystic Fibrosis Message Board
Post New Thread   Closed Thread
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 10-21-2008, 08:34 PM   #1
Newbie
(female)
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: USA
Posts: 5
Taylor05 HB User
are cf gene carriers

Are CF gene carriers thin? My husband and I are carriers (one defective gene) and we both are very thin. I'm saying very skinny. I was wondering if this is a trait.

Last edited by Taylor05; 10-21-2008 at 08:37 PM.

 
Old 10-22-2008, 07:19 AM   #2
Senior Veteran
(female)
 
Join Date: Nov 2003
Location: Midwest
Posts: 2,006
Ratatosk HB UserRatatosk HB User
Re: are cf gene carriers

I don't believe so. DH and I have always struggled with our weight. Plus with the high fat/calorie diet DS is on, it's hard to eat a healthy diet. I do think that some carriers have other symptoms -- my BIL, FIL, mom and I all have chronic sinus issues. Some people have digestive issues...

 
Sponsors Lightbulb
   
Closed Thread

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Board Replies Last Post
cf gene and emphysemia star_light221 Cystic Fibrosis 1 11-25-2009 10:22 PM
if parents have a factor 5 gene does tha mean they have factor 5 or just a gene lesleyraelene Blood and Blood Vessel 2 08-07-2008 05:06 AM
APC Gene Mutation july181998 Cancer: Colon 6 09-20-2006 05:18 AM
Baby Bjorn Carriers skeetersquirt Infant Care (up to 18 months old) 2 06-08-2006 10:17 AM
Son diagnosed with CF gene Mattaborad Cystic Fibrosis 11 04-17-2006 11:43 AM




Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off




Join Our Newsletter

Stay healthy through tips curated by our health experts.

Whoops,

There was a problem adding your email Try again

Thank You

Your email has been added




Top 10 Drugs Discussed on this Board.
(Go to DrugTalk.com for complete list)
Albuterol
Augmentin
Flonase
Pulmicort
Prednisone
  Tylenol Ultrase
Xopenex
Zantac
Zithromax




TOP THANKED CONTRIBUTORS



Ratatosk (4), pinstripe1981 (1), vampalicious (1), Jess mom (1), LadyGreenSleeves (1), sherry092 (1), Titchou (1), luckydraw (1), Hope1986 (1)

Site Wide Totals

teteri66 (1180), MSJayhawk (1006), Apollo123 (906), Titchou (851), janewhite1 (823), Gabriel (759), ladybud (755), midwest1 (669), sammy64 (668), BlueSkies14 (607)



All times are GMT -7. The time now is 02:24 AM.



Site owned and operated by HealthBoards.comô
Terms of Use © 1998-2014 HealthBoards.comô All rights reserved.
Do not copy or redistribute in any form!