Cystic Fibrosis (CF) is an inherited disease that causes thick secretions to build up in the lungs and digestive tract. This mucus builds up in the airways of the lungs and the pancreas, an organ that helps digest food. This leads to life-threatening lung infections and serious digestive problems. Treatments used include daily physiotherapy, antibiotics and enzymes. Lung transplantations may be considered in some cases.
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There are over 1100 people registered as having cystic fibrosis in Ireland.
Around 1 in 19 people in Ireland are carriers of the cystic fibrosis gene. Carriers do not have the disease but their children may inherit it.
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