Cystic Fibrosis:What Is It? What are the symptoms?
Is It Curable?
According to the Mayo Clinic symptoms include:
Persistent cough that produces thick mucus
Repeated lung infections
Inflamed nasal passages or a stuffy nose
Foul smelling, greasy stool
Poor weight gain and growth
For more information concerning treatment of Cystic Fibrosis
click on links provided.
About Cystic Fibrosis.Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. https://www.cff.org/What-is-CF/About-Cystic-Fibrosis/ Retrieved May 15, 2017.
Genetics Home Reference. Cystic Fibrosis.
Higher Hopes, Higher Costs. Cystic Fibrosis Life Expectance. http://campaign.optum.com/content/optum/en/optumrx/pharmacy-insights/high-hopes-higher-costs-seen-cystic-fibrosis.html
Mayo Clinic. Cystic Fibrosis: Symptoms and Causes.
www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/cystic-fibrosis/home/ovc-20211890. Oct 13, 2016
YouTube. What is Cystic Fibrosis? Animation. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FMAOEOmLoUE
This page was developed by: Patricia Martinez. May 2017