Cystic Fibrosis (CF): Symptoms
A common hereditary disease in which (secretory) produce abnormally thick . This mucus can cause problems in , breathing, and body cooling.
Signs and Symptoms of Cystic Fibrosis (CF)
The signs and symptoms of (CF) vary from person to person and over time. Sometimes you’ll have few symptoms. Other times, your symptoms may become more severe.
One of the first signs of CF that parents may notice is that their baby’s tastes salty when kissed, or the baby doesn’t pass when first born.
Most of the other signs and symptoms of CF happen later. They’re related to how CF affects the respiratory, digestive, or reproductive systems of the body.
Signs and Symptoms
People who have CF have thick, sticky that builds up in their airways. This buildup of mucus makes it easier for to grow and cause infections. Infections can block the airways and cause frequent that brings up thick (spit) or mucus that’s sometimes bloody.
People who have CF tend to have lung infections caused by unusual that don’t respond…