A 51-year-old member asked:
I have symptoms of cystic fibrosis. Is it possible to start show the symptoms in my 30's?
1 doctor answer
Dr. HARRY OPSIMOS answered
21 years experience in 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 present at a later age. In order to prevent late diagnoses, all states now have a newborn screen in place for cystic fibrosis.
Answered on Sep 9, 2016
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