Cystic Fibrosis (CF) Quiz

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Content updated on Sep 20, 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)

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

  • Breathlessness or cough worst at night or early morning

  • Purulent sputum

  • Cough

  • Noisy breathing; e.g. wheezing, rattling

  • Bouts of violent coughing

  • Waking up due to cough

  • Unable to gain weight

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 a cough?

  • Is your breathing noisy; e.g. wheezing, rattling?

  • Do you have coughing fits?

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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Phillip Aguila, MD, MBA (Respiratory medicine, Critical Care)

Eisaku Kamakura

Eisaku Kamakura, MD (Respiratory medicine)

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