There is no way to prevent cystic fibrosis. People with a family history of cystic fibrosis can seek genetic counseling to determine their chance of passing this disease on to their children. A blood test can detect most, but not all, of the genetic mutations that cause cystic fibrosis.
Treatment for cystic fibrosis depends on the severity of the disease and which parts of the body are involved. Close, regular monitoring is essential. Lung disease can be treated...Read more