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Ctyic Fibrosis

Were you looking for information about Cystic Fibrosis? Ctyic fibrosis is a common misspelling of cystic fibrosis.
 
Cystic fibrosis is an inherited disease of the mucus and sweat glands. This condition mainly affects the lungs, pancreas, liver, intestines, sinuses, and sex organs. Until the 1980s, most deaths from cystic fibrosis occurred in children and teenagers. Today, with improved treatments, people with the condition live to be more than 35 years old on average.
 
Common symptoms include frequent coughing, frequent bouts of bronchitis and pneumonia, and dehydration. Current treatment options include antibiotics, exercise, and chest physical therapy. The goals of treatment are to reduce blockages, relieve symptoms, and make breathing easier.
  
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