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Question: I have symptons of Cystic Fibrosis. Is it possible to start show the symptons in my 30's? I am having a hard time breathing and seem to have attacks that come on all of a sudden. Also I t feels like something stuck in my lungs..I cannot remeber any signs when I was growing up. Is it possible to start showing signs of cystic fibrosis in my 30's?

Answer: Yes, it is possible. Some of the previous answers are unbelieveable. No, you don't have to be diagnosed prior to 2 years old and NO you don't have to spend your teenager years in the hospital. Some of you are reading out of a 1950's medical journal. There are many different mutations with different manifestations. There are MANY different forms of CF and there are documented cases of people being diagnosed in their 30's, 40's, 50's , 60's etc... Good Look and I hope you find what is ailing you.

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