Cystic fibrosis is an inherited
disease that causes secretions, like mucus or digestive juices
, in the body to become thick and sticky
. The thick and stick mucus will block the tubes in your body
. As a result, you may have breathing problems, lung disease, nutrition problems, and problem in digestive system.
The common symptoms of cystic fibrosis in adults include:
- Salty skin.
- Infertility in males.
- Shortness of breath.
- Smelly, greasy stools.
- A frequent cough with thick mucus.
- Poor weight gain despite a good appetite.
- Lung infections( such as bronchitis, pneumonia).
Keywords: cystic fibrosis symptoms adults; symptoms cystic fibrosis adults