Sweat Testing

Sweat testing is used to diagnose Cystic Fibrosis. This test is not painful, but produces a tingling "pins and needles" feeling in the arm.


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Why Choose CHOP for CF Care

The Cystic Fibrosis Center at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is accredited for care, teaching and research by the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.

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Your Child's CF Center Visit

During each visit to the Cystic Fibrosis Center, your child may see a number of multidisciplinary experts. Learn about the care they provide.