Cystic Fibrosis (CF) Quiz

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Respiratory medicine, Critical Care

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Respiratory medicine

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Content updated on Jun 1, 2022

What is cystic fibrosis (CF)?

Cystic fibrosis (CF) is an inherited disorder that causes severe damage to the lungs, digestive system and other organs in the body.

Symptoms of cystic fibrosis (CF)

  • Purulent sputum

  • Repeated episodes of fever above 100.4°F / 38°C

  • Breathlessness or cough worst at night or early morning

  • Bouts of violent coughing

  • Waking up due to cough

  • Stomach feels bloated

  • Cough

  • Runny nose

Questions your doctor may ask to check for cystic fibrosis (CF)

Your doctor may ask these questions to diagnose cystic fibrosis (CF)

  • Have you had repeated fevers of 100.4°F / 38°C or higher?

  • Do you have cough or shortness of breath at night or when you wake up in the morning?

  • Do you have coughing fits?

  • Did your cough wake you up at night?

  • Do you feel that your abdomen (stomach) is bloated or has a lot of gas?

Treatment for cystic fibrosis (CF)

The aim of the treatment is to ease symptoms, reduce complications and improve quality of life. Treatment includes medications, chest physical therapy, lung rehabilitation and surgery.

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Medically Reviewed By:

Phillip Aguila

Phillip Aguila, MD, MBA

Respiratory medicine, Critical Care

Eisaku Kamakura

Eisaku Kamakura, MD

Respiratory medicine

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