La fibrosis quística (FQ) es una enfermedad genética. Hace que el cuerpo produzca un moco que es demasiado espeso y pegajoso. El moco obstruye los conductos y otras vías de paso, lo cuál cause problemas, generalmente al respirar y dirigir los alimentos.
Trikafta® es el modulador más nuevo, un tipo de droga que actúa contribuyendo a corregir la proteína CFTR defectuosa. Trikafta tiene el potencial para ser mucho más eficaz que los moduladores actuales.
Women with CF have thicker cervical mucus and can have ovulation issues due to poor nutrition. However, the majority of women with CF are fertile and can become pregnant if appropriate contraception is not used.
By learning about the implications of all transplant-related medications and treatments before undergoing a transplant, men with cystic fibrosis can avoid some of the harmful reproductive side effects and improve their ability to have biological children post-transplant.
While 97-98 percent of men with cystic fibrosis are infertile, they can still enjoy normal, healthy sex lives and have biological children with the help of assisted reproductive technology (ART).
Both men and women with CF are just as likely to give or get a sexually transmitted infection (STI) as people without CF. Taking the proper steps to protect yourself is critical to your overall health.
Delayed puberty is common among young men with CF, but working with your CF care team to ensure you get good nutrition can help encourage healthy development and growth.
By understanding the effects that different forms of contraception can have on people with cystic fibrosis, you can choose the method that is right for you.
Sex and relationships are essential parts of life. For some people with CF, making the distinction between sexuality and intimacy can be an important step in navigating the ups and downs of having a chronic illness.