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Cystic fibrosis

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Cystic fibrosis (CF) is a genetic disorder that affects mostly the lungs, but also the pancreas, ... In rare cases, cystic fibrosis can manifest itself as a coagulation disorder. ..... the child who...

Cystic firbosis. Information about cystic fibrosis at Patient. | Patient

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Cycstic firbosis is a serious medical condition that can have many different symptoms. ... If you inherit only one cystic fibrosis gene, you are called a carrier. .... Most people with cystic fibrosis die of lung complications, mainly respiratory and ...

About Cystic Fibrosis | CF Foundation

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Learn about cystic fibrosis, a genetic lung disorder that affects the pancreas and other organs, and how to treat and live with this chronic disease.

Cystic Fibrosis - KidsHealth

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Cystic fibrosis (CF) is an inherited disease that causes the body to produce mucus ... The thicker mucus has trouble moving out of the lungs, so bacteria can remain and .... But there is hope: 15 years ago, most children with CF would die before ... Note: Clicking these links will take you to a site outside of KidsHealth's control.

Frequently Asked Questions - Cystic Fibrosis Center - Pediatric ...

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Cystic fibrosis is the most common and most serious genetic disease in Caucasians. ... Even if there is no history of disease in your family, if you and your partner are both carriers, ... By making the diagnosis early, doctors and other cargivers can start ... Some patients survive to their 50s or 60s; others die early in childhood.

End of life care for adult cystic fibrosis patients: Facilitating a good ...

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CF patients live with the possibility that they may die young, whilst retaining .... we are very good at medically), and how to deal with them dying appropriately, ...

Jennifer's Story: A Life of Beauty and Loss in Facing Cystic Fibrosis

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Feb 12, 2015 ... When you live with CF, it is easy to develop a “guilt complex” that ... It is this arbitrary nature in which Jennifer was given Cystic Fibrosis and died ... suffering and it is in my suffering that I hope life can be different than it is today ...

Husband of woman dying from cystic fibrosis pens heart-breaking ...

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Oct 26, 2015 ... Cystic fibrosis , which fills the lungs with a clogging mucus, can be the most ... you to become part of the statistic that three people in the UK die ...

Cystic Fibrosis Symptoms & Treatment | Children's Pittsburgh

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Symptoms of cystic fibrosis can be extremely subtle in children. ... As you've seen, there is a wide variety of cystic fibrosis symptoms, and not every .... Fifteen years ago, most children with cystic fibrosis would die before reaching their teens.

Mum heartbroken after daughter with cystic fibrosis dies after ...

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Jan 25, 2016 ... A WOMAN with cystic fibrosis died after contracting pneumonia – when ... “She used to say 'Can't they put their hands over their mouths when they cough? ... “ The last thing she said to me was 'I'm so sorry I've put you through

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Living with cystic fibrosis: My life expectancy is 31. I'm 29. So that's ...

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Feb 23, 2008 ... You'd hardly know I was ill if you were to look at me. ... So cystic fibrosis has one advantage - it sifts out the nice guys from the idiots. Can I .... But many die in childhood, so the average life expectancy can only tell us so much.

WARNING * This is about Dying from CF. . . Not a cheerful post!

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May 15, 2010 ... .I would like to share what it's like to DIE of Cystic Fibrosis. If you don't want to know, if you're not asking yourself the same questions I did years ago, then ... I can still do a few things, but not many without suffering for it later.

Cystic Fibrosis Airway Disease- Cure4CF

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Cystic fibrosis (CF) is the most common inherited disease affecting the developed ... At present about half of those with CF will die by their late 30s from lung disease. ... 1 in 25 people with caucasian ancestry can carry a defective CF gene (often ... leading research and achievements, and how you can help us find a cure.