A 32-year-old member asked:
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Do my lungs feel heavy because of pulmonary fibrosis?

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Dr. Eulogio Galvez
Specializes in General Practice
Don't know: I would refer you to our healthtaps specialist or a private pulmonolgist to answer your questions. My line of practice is limited to surgery and self-healing meditation to treat cancers and chronic illnesses as a secondary support management of complementary medicine. I am sorry, i could not answer your question.
Answered on Sep 17, 2013
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