In some countries, studies are already being carried out routinely to detect this condition in newborn babies with the aim of starting treatment as soon as possible.
For children and adults, the doctor reviews symptoms and medical history before conducting a physical examination and ordering a series of genetic and sweat tests to confirm the diagnosis.
As it is an incurable condition, the treatment focuses on controlling the symptoms, preventing, and treating complications, as well as providing a better quality of life to the patient.
- Drug that affects the genetic mutation of cystic fibrosis.
- Antibiotics and anti-inflammatories.
- Drugs to thin mucus.
- Pancreatic enzymes by mouth.
In the ABC Medical Center Internal Medicine Department, we offer you health care services with the highest quality and safety, from the prevention, diagnosis, timely treatment, and monitoring of infectious, respiratory, endocrinological, dermatological, rheumatic, nephrological, gastrointestinal, and hematological pathologies, from both chronic-degenerative diseases and acute conditions, through a comprehensive and multidisciplinary model.