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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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