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    What are the symptoms of cystic fibrosis?

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  • Cystic Fibrosis Australia assists member organisations to achieve common objectives by developing national education programs and collecting and distributing information about Cystic Fibrosis (CF) at ... View Profile

    People with CF may have the following symptoms:

    • Persistent cough, particularly with physical effort.
    • Some difficulty in breathing or wheezing with effort.
    • Tiredness, lethargy or an impaired exercise ability.
    • Frequent visits to the toilet.
    • Salt loss in hot weather which may produce weakness.
    • Poor appetite.

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