Most Common Misconceptions/Comments/Questions on Cystic Fibrosis

So I got all these from other Cfer’s via Reddit, the Breathe in podcast by Gunnar Esiason and the Salty Cysters, also thanks to The Cfer’s Guide for some ideas.

  • Are you okay?
  • Do you want a cough drop?
  • Do you want some water?
  • Are you contagious?
  • You’re always sick!
  • Do you have the flu or something?
  • But you’re so young!
  • How long have you had it?
  • I hope you get better soon!
  • Can’t you just get a transplant?
  • So its like asthma?
  • Oh I have ____ so I get it!
  • I wish I could eat like you!
  • I wish I had your weight problems.
  • I knew someone that had that. They died.
  • Have you tried essential oils?
  • Maybe it’s because you’re taking to much medicine.
  • You should drink more water.
  • Have you tried _____ diet?
  • You don’t look sick!
  • I know, allergies are really tough this year.
  • Think happy!

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