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How will immotile cilia syndrome affect my health going forward?

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Dr. Sanford Rosenberg
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Respiratory issues

Primary ciliary dyskinesia (pcd), also known as immotile ciliary syndrome or kartagener syndrome (ks), is a rare autosomal recessive genetic disorder that causes a defect in the action of the cilia lining the respiratory tract ) and fallopian tube, and also of the flagella of sperm in males.
It can cause respiratory problems due to the inability to move mucus, as well as infertility i.

In brief: Respiratory issues

Primary ciliary dyskinesia (pcd), also known as immotile ciliary syndrome or kartagener syndrome (ks), is a rare autosomal recessive genetic disorder that causes a defect in the action of the cilia lining the respiratory tract ) and fallopian tube, and also of the flagella of sperm in males.
It can cause respiratory problems due to the inability to move mucus, as well as infertility i.
Dr. Sanford Rosenberg
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Dr. Khurram Rehman
Fertility Medicine
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In brief: Infections,fertility

Ics or primary ciliary dyskinesia (pcd) can cause rhinorrhea (runny nose), acute or chronic ear infections, sinusitis, chronic cough, asthma-like symptoms, chest infections including bronchitis or pneumonia, male infertility, and female infertility.
Long-term it can lead to chronic lung damage such as bronchiectasis. See a specialist.

In brief: Infections,fertility

Ics or primary ciliary dyskinesia (pcd) can cause rhinorrhea (runny nose), acute or chronic ear infections, sinusitis, chronic cough, asthma-like symptoms, chest infections including bronchitis or pneumonia, male infertility, and female infertility.
Long-term it can lead to chronic lung damage such as bronchiectasis. See a specialist.
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