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short term effects of cystic fibrosis

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Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Study your texts: The question appears to be an assignment and not amenable to a 400 character site answer.Your instructors will expect you to consult your texts and be ... Read More

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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvaro Aranda
35 years experience Pulmonology
Lung destruction: Is a type of emphysema. Genetically transmitted.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Korona
33 years experience Interventional Radiology
Please see: Cff.Org to begin your search. Also discuss with your doctors.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. HARRY OPSIMOS
22 years experience Pediatric Pulmonology
Genetic: It's a genetic disease and it has numerous effects on various parts of the body, mainly the respiratory system and the gastrointestinal system. http: ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerald Mandell
52 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Certainly: Cystic Fibrosis (CF) most common life-limiting genetic disorder of Caucasians, affecting approximately 30K people in the US.A, impacting mainly respir ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael H. T. Sia
31 years experience Pediatrics
As a carrier: Genetic carrier testing: more than 10 million americans are symptomless carriers of the defective CF gene. This blood test can help detect carriers, ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. HARRY OPSIMOS
22 years experience Pediatric Pulmonology
Yes: Yes it is possible. Presentation of cystic fibrosis varies greatly, and it is possible, depending on your specific mutation (and other factors) to pre ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Escobar
9 years experience Family Medicine
Not likely: It is not likely. CF manifests during childhood, most often in infants, however, there are some forms of CF that are not diagnosed until later in ad ... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Josephine Ruiz-healy
39 years experience Pediatrics
Overall 1/3700: Acording to the CF foundation: the overall birth prevalence is 1/3700 . It can occur in any race, however the greatest incidence is in caucasians of n ... Read More
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A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
24 years experience Family Medicine
Genetic disorder: It is a genetic disorder characterized by abnormal sodium channels, which affect a great deal of problems including the respiratory and digestive syst ... Read More
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