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Signs & Symptoms of Cystic Fibrosis

Posted Aug 24 2008 4:41pm 1 Comment

Here is a list of some of the common signs and symptoms of Cystic Fibrosis:

Abdominal bloating
Abnormal exocrine glands
Absence of sperm in ejaculate due to obstruction
Airway obstruction
Biliary cirrhosis
Bronchiectasis
Bulky bowel movements
Bulky foul-smelling stool
Bulky foul-smelling stools
Chronic Burkholderia cepacia infection
Chronic cough with thick mucus
Chronic hepatic disease
Chronic metabolic alkalosis
Chronic productive cough
Chronic Pseudomonas aeroginosa infection
Chronic pulmonary disease
Chronic sinopulmonary diseases
Coughing
Delayed growth
Distal intestinal obstruction syndrome
Edema
Enlarged liver
Enlarged spleen
Failure to thrive
Foul smelling stools
Foul-smelling bowel movements
Frequent infections
Frequent respiratory infections
Frequent wheezing
Gastrointestinal abnormalities
Greasy stools
Growth retardation
Low levels of protein in blood
Malabsorption
Male infertility
Male urogenital abnormalities
Malnutrition
Meconium ileus
Mucus in stool
Nasal polyps
Nutritional abnormalities
Nutritional problems
Pancreatic disease
Pancreatic insufficiency
Persistent chest problems
Persistent diarrhea
Pneumonia
Poor growth
Poor weight gain
Productive cough with thick mucus
Protein-calorie malnutrition
Rectal prolapse
Recurrent lung infections
Recurrent pancreatitis
Recurrent respiratory infections
Salt-loss syndromes
Salty sweat
Salty-tasting skin
Sweat abnormalities
Thick sticky mucus
Weight loss

Of course, these are just some of the common symptoms of Cystic Fibrosis.
You can connect with experts and other people who have Cystic Fibrosisin the Wellsphere communities.
If you're interested in finding more information, tips, news and videos about , go to the Cystic Fibrosis WellPage or the Symptoms of Cystic Fibrosis WellPage.

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Why are so many of the same symtoms listed so many times ? example: Bulky foul smelling stool- Bulky foul smelling stools-Bulky bowel movements-foul smelling stools-fouls smelling bowel movements. 5 times in the same list I think you have that one pretty well covered.
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