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Neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1)

Newly diagnosed with NF1

Information and support for anyone recently diagnosed with neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1).

When to worry about NF possibility?

elliottsmama
  • By elliottsmama · New reply yesterday at 11:03 pm
  • 23 replies
  • I really don't know which forum to put this in. I hope I chose the right one. In my googling searches, this forum came up a lot so I'm hoping to get some reassurance. My son is almost 3. He had a large ...

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Living with NF1

Share your story, find support and information, and discuss symptoms and management of neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1).

Please help

cathy_nf
  • By cathy_nf · New reply 4:36 pm
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  • Does any one know where I can buy t-shirts and bracelet for NF ...

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NF1 and children

Information and support for parents of children with neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1).

is anyone else having trouble with there childs behavior in school

rozebud
  • By rozebud · New reply 1:22 pm
  • 16 replies
  • Hi my son will be 9years old next month and was recently diagnosed with NF1. He also was diagnosed with ADHD and learning disabilities when he was 3. But here in the past few months his behavior has become ...

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NF1 and pregnancy

Find information and support here if you have neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1) and are pregnant or thinking about having children.

PGD/IVF for NF1 (not infertility) covered by insurance?

KellieRod
  • By KellieRod · New reply 4:54 pm
  • 9 replies
  • Hello, I am new to this group but have been on the Inspire group for some time now. I was diagnosed with NF1 in 2010 at the age of 28 after having a few miscarriages. I then went on to having an extremely ...

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Neurofibromatosis type 2 (NF2)

Newly diagnosed with NF2

Information and support for anyone recently diagnosed with neurofibromatosis type 2 (NF2).

Wondering about other NF2 cases ..

anhnf2
  • By anhnf2 · New reply March 18, 2014
  • 3 replies
  • Hello, I just wanted to share my story and see what anyone else has gone through. I feel like I could have been diagnosed back in middle school when I had a bump on my face biopsied and came back as a ...

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Living with NF2

Share your story, find support and information, and discuss symptoms and management of neurofibromatosis type 2 (NF2).

I need advice bad!! Loosing my hearing soon

katieleen
  • By katieleen · New reply April 22, 2014
  • 6 replies
  • I having surgery in a few weeks that's will leave me deaf. As a music major, my hearing is everything. I haven't told my boyfriend or my friends. I'm not ready to lose everything. I need to know that ...

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NF2 and children

Information and support for parents of children with neurofibromatosis type 2 (NF2).

Good Bye NF

GoodByeNf (Inactive)
  • By GoodByeNf (Inactive) · New reply February 26, 2014
  • 41 replies
  • Hi my name is Susie. I am a mother of four children. I have a very long history of this disease. My grandfather had brain tumors and passed in his late twenty's. My mother was 36 and died as well my aunt ...

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NF2 and pregnancy

Find information and support here if you have neurofibromatosis type 2 (NF2) and are pregnant or thinking about having children.

nf2 and pregnant

stephdev84
  • By stephdev84 · New reply September 4, 2013
  • 10 replies
  • I was diagnosed with NF 2 when I was 6 years old I just found out that I am pregnant I was told that I have a 50 50 percent chance I'm passing this disease to my children then I was told that there is ...

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Schwannomatosis

Share your story, find support and information, and discuss symptoms and management of schwannomatosis.

radiotherapy and chemo for schwannomas ?

kala
  • By kala · New reply 11:54 am
  • 6 replies
  • Did anyone have radiotherapy or chemo for begnin tumours ? I'm after 15 spinal ops and I still have tumours by the dozens in my spine pelvis stomach buttocks arms and legs . I've been told that there ...

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Camp New Friends

For parents, campers and counselors and counselors-in-training to connect and keep in touch.

Austin Support Group

AngelCare
  • By AngelCare · New reply April 7, 2014
  • 4 replies
  • I am trying to put together a support group in Austin, Texas. I know that I have already been in touch with several people in and around the Austin area who are interested. Please follow me on my Facebook ...

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News, research and advocacy

Share news about neurofibromatosis, new research, information about upcoming advocacy events and ideas for increasing awareness.

Raleigh, NC NF Chat - May 16th!

NF_Network
  • By NF_Network · Posted 2:08 pm
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  • Raleigh, NC - Meet 4 NF (NF Chat) on May 16th! Where and When: Panera Bread Bakery 7840 Alexander Promenade Place Raleigh, NC 27617 Friday, May 16, 2014 (6pm - 8pm) If you'd like to come out for a good ...

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Off-Topic

Share stories, laughter and anything else you'd like to in this open topic.

BEFORE AND AFTER

kerinkerry
  • By kerinkerry · New reply 4:50 pm
  • 35 replies
  • I like all the song games and word games and I'm a big fan of wheel of fortune. I thought it would be fun to play a before and after game such as 1st person would say : tv stand 2nd person : up straight ...

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Can someone not get any bumps from having NF

tay6973
  • By tay6973 · New reply April 20, 2014
  • 17 replies
  • is there any way that someone cant get as much bumps as people usually have ? Im 20 & i only have 2 very small bumps on my body; one on my left leg and another on my lower back. I have freckles all over ...

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