RESPIRATORY DISORDERS :: Cystic Fibrosis
Symptoms of Cystic Fibrosis
What are the symptoms of cystic fibrosis?
The following are the most common symptoms for cystic fibrosis. However, each child may experience symptoms differently. Symptoms may include:
As stated above, the symptoms of CF differ for each child. Infants born with CF usually show symptoms within the first year. Some children, though, may not show symptoms until later in life. The following symptoms may indicate CF, and infants having these signs may be tested for CF:
The symptoms of cystic fibrosis may resemble other conditions or medical problems. Always consult your child's physician for a diagnosis.
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