I am so new to all of this can anyone just tell me about factors, feelings, sensations of this condition?? please help!!I have read up on it today & all that I have read sounds like the problems I am having!! I did make an appt with my family dr. to have an exam, & possibly a mammogram,...if needed! I do believe one is needed! best wishes to all, Brandy
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replied January 20th, 2018
Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!

I read your question and i understand your concern.
Cystic fibrosis is an autosomal recessive monogenic disorder resulting from mutation in one gene CFTR that is present in chromosome 7 and presents with multi system involvement.
In 95% the signs and symptoms started in infancy with meconium ileus that lead to intestinal obstruction.
Only 5% can present after 18 years of age.
Respiratory,Genitounrinary and Gastrointestinal systems are involved in this disorder.
It is diagnosed by combination of clinical criteria and sweat chloride test.
Treatment is supportive.
I hope it helps. Stay in touch with your healthcare provider for further guidance as our answers are just for education and counselling purposes and cannot be an alternative to actual visit to a doctor.
Take care
Khan
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