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Cystic fibrosis is a disease of the mucus and sweat glands. Cystic fibrosis is an inherited disease. The outcome of the disease leaves the body malnourished, bulky and fouls smelling stools, vitamin insufficiency, gas, painful or swollen abdomen, infertility, susceptible to heat emergencies, and respiratory failure. There is no cure for cystic fibrosis, treatment of symptoms is used to manage the disease.

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      • Stool color, texture, and form changes facts
      • Definition of stool color changes
      • What is the color of normal stool?
      • What are symptoms of stool color changes?
      • What are the causes of stool color, texture, and form changes?
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