Cystic Fibrosis - Symptoms
Symptoms of cystic fibrosis are usually caused by the production of thick, sticky mucus throughout the body. Symptoms vary from person to person. They aren't always obvious in childhood.
Symptoms of cystic fibrosis in a baby or young child may include:
Over time, symptoms may get worse and cause problems such as:
More symptoms may develop during late childhood or early adulthood. They include:
- Clubbing (rounding and flattening) of the fingers.
- Growths (polyps) in the nose or sinuses.
- Not being able to have children (infertility).
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September 09, 2014
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