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If you are a carrier for Cystic Fibrosis is it possible you have cystic fibrosis?

No. You can be a carrier of the CF gene and be healthy. If you have Cystic Fibrosis it would more than likely show in early childhood. Both your parents would have to be a car (MORE)

How you inherit cystic Fibrosis by the parents?

Cystic fibrosis is an autosomal recessive disease. That means that each parent has to carry a mutation and will have a 1 in 4 (25%) chance of having a child with CF. The previ (MORE)

Is cystic fibrosis a rare disease?

Cystic fibrosis is considered a rare disease. There are about 30,000 people in the United States and 70,000 people worldwide with CF. According to the National Institutes of H (MORE)

What is cystic fibrosis and how do you get it?

Cystic fibrosis is a genetic disorder in which certain proteins in the lungs are not functioning properly - you get it from inheriting the genes for the disease from your pare (MORE)

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What is Cystic Fibrosis?

Cystic fibrosis is a genetic disorder which affects the lungs and pancreas. It causes the lungs to get clogged with mucus, which in turn makes the lungs a breeding ground for (MORE)

To be a cystic fibrosis carrier do your parents have to have a cystics fibrosis gene?

Yes, since the disease is a recessive inherted trait BOTHparents must carry the gene but will not have the disease itself.Approximately 30,000 people in the United States have (MORE)

How do parents who do not have cystic fibrosis produce a child who has cystic fibrosis?

"Cystic fibrosis (CF) is an autosomal recessive disease. That means that if both parents have cystic fibrosis, so will any children that they have. If one parent has cystic fi (MORE)