Cystic Fibrosis

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What is it caused by?
A faulty recessive gene
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What must both parents be?
Carriers in order for their child to develop CF
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What is the chance when both parents are carriers?
25%
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What are the symptoms?
Thick sticky mucus in the lungs, problems absorbing nourishment from food, respiratory problems and chest infections
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What is the treatment?
Physiotherapy for mucus, special diet and drugs for food absorption and infections
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Carriers in order for their child to develop CF

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