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Ask the Cystic Fibrosis Expert doctor.

Ask the Cystic Fibrosis(CF) Expert is a resource for those with questions about children and cystic fibrosis. To ask, simply e-mail your question to You will receive a reply from a member of Children’s CF Care Team within 3 business days.

You can ask us anything, such as, "Should my child do his airway clearance before or after his inhaled antibiotics?", or "Which foods can my child eat without pancreatic enzymes?". So, let us know how we can help.

DISCLAIMER: UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh's Ask the CF Center is intended to be a resource for general questions about children and CF. Information that is provided through Ask the CF Center is given without actual knowledge of the medical status, allergies or other medications taken by you or your child. The information provided should never be used as a replacement for direct and specific consultation with a physician or pharmacist. You should contact or see a professional health care provider if you have any specific questions about your child's medical condition, medication or possible drug reactions.