Cystic fibrosis can affect individuals in numerous ways. It can cause breathing difficulties, this is because the thick mucus blocks the airways reducing the efficiancy of gas exchange. The mucus can also block the pancreatic ducts, meaning that the pancreatic enzymes can't move into the duodenum and digest food, this produces fibrous cysts. Thirdly the mucus may block sperm ducts and cause infertility. Also, the thick and sticky mucus may trap pathogens, these pathogens may pentrate the epithelial cells and cause infections.
Once the person has Cystic Fibrosis, they are affected their whole life, until there is a cure of course.
you can only get cystic fibrosis by inheriting it from your parents
The person who has Cystic Fibrosis has it for life.
cystic fibrosis is a chronic illness, so yes eventually a person with cystic fibrosis will die from the disease.
yes, everyone who has cystic fibrosis has had it from birth therefore they have it when they are children.
If the spouse he or she has the gene needed to pass on cystic fibrosis, then yes it will have children with cystic fibrosis. If the spouse does not have that gene then the child will not have cystic fbrosis but will be a gene carrier of cystic fibrosis.
The mucus that forms from cystic fibrosis affects the gas exchange in humans. The build up from cystic fibrosis can affect the gas exchange by increasing carbon dioxide and decreasing oxygen.
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Both parents had at least one allele for cystic fibrosis.
A person is born with Cystic Fibrosis. An adult can't '' get it ''. They would've already had it at birth.
Let's call the gene "C." Capital C means no cystic fibrosis; lower c means cystic fibrosis, since it is a recessive gene. CC is a person who does not have cystic fibrosis and also is not a carrier. Cc indicated a carrier. cc shows a person with cystic fibrosis. In order for a child to have cystic fibrosis, its parents must be: 1. cc and cc (both have cystic fibrosis, so every child will as well.) 2. Cc and Cc (both carriers; 25% chance of having a child with cystic fibrosis) 3. Cc and cc (one parent is a carrier and one has cystic fibrosis; there is a 50% chance that the children will have cystic fibrosis.)
Yes. A person can have a baby with cystic fibrosis at any age.
Cystic Fibrosis is a cronic illness meaning that if you look at a person you cant tell the diff between a cf person
What is cystic fibrosis? Cystic fibrosis is a life threatening disease.
Cystic fibrosis is a inherited disease where ususally by the time of 30-35 the person who has it does die.
It affects the respiratory system.
Most people find out if their child has Cystic Fibrosis soon after they are born but others will be diagnosed before they are 3.
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Is a carrier of cystic fibrosis
Yes, girls can get cystic fibrosis.
The Same Way Any other person would get CF (Cystic Fibrosis), although it's Very Rare For African Americans to get it. Cystic Fibrosis is most common among Caucasians.