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* Diarrhea or bulky, foul-smelling, greasy stools
 
* Diarrhea or bulky, foul-smelling, greasy stools
 
* Stomach pain and discomfort
 
* Stomach pain and discomfort

Revision as of 21:12, 1 March 2018


Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]; Associate Editor(s)-in-Chief: Shaghayegh Habibi, M.D.[2]

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Overview

History and Symptoms

Most common symptoms in cystic fibrosis

Most common symptoms in cystic fibrosis include:[1][2]

  • Salty sweat
  • Constant coughing
  • Frequent coughing and hemoptysis (symptoms of pulmonary infection)
  • Diarrhea or bulky, foul-smelling, greasy stools
  • Stomach pain and discomfort
  • Constipation/ abdominal bloating
  • Poor weight gain/ failure to thrive
  • fatigue/ weakness

Less common symptoms in cystic fibrosis

Less common symptoms in cystic fibrosis include:

  • Nasal polyps

References

  1. "Cystic Fibrosis - National Library of Medicine - PubMed Health".
  2. Tabori H, Arnold C, Jaudszus A, Mentzel HJ, Renz DM, Reinsch S, Lorenz M, Michl R, Gerber A, Lehmann T, Mainz JG (2017). "Abdominal symptoms in cystic fibrosis and their relation to genotype, history, clinical and laboratory findings". PLoS ONE. 12 (5): e0174463. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0174463. PMC 5417419. PMID 28472055.



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