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Cystic Fibrosis Breast
No: Cystic fibrosis is disorder passed on from parents to children through genes which affects organs like lungs, liver, pancreas, intestines, sinuses and sex organs. They have thick mucus which blocks the ducts in these organs and cause complications. They are not same . https://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/health-topics/topics/cf http://www.nhs.uk/Conditions/Breast-lump/Pages/Causes.asp ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I'm 21 yrs old. In dec 2012 i had a lump, it was cystic fibrosis i've gotten another lump in my right breast, different spot but I have pain&tenderness now. I've also started lifting. Should i worry?
I had a small bruise like spot appear on my left breast out of nowhere what should I do and what could it be? I have diabetes, Crohn's disease, cystic fibrosis and chronic pancreatitis
Depends on genes: The risk of acquiring cystic fibrosis (CF) depends on whether the parents of a child are carriers for the gene. It is estimated that about 1 in 20 americans are carriers of the CF gene. In order for a child to acquire the disease, both parents must be carriers. If both parents are carriers, there is then a 25% chance that the child will acquire the disease. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Cough, poor growth: Common symptoms of cystic fibrosis include cough, wheeze, recurrent lung infections, poor growth, foul smelling stools, salty sweat, clubbing, and rectal prolapse. The more symptoms the greater the chance of having cystic fibrosis. Most infants today are diagnosed by newborn screening for CF before they develop any symptoms and early therapy can minimize disease symptoms. ...Read more
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