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How is fibrosis of the lungs treated?

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Dr. Alvaro Aranda
Pulmonology 35 years experience
Depends: There are different types of fibrosis. Idiopathic fibrosis or ipf has no fda approved meds at present. A new drud is been use at present in clinical trials & n acetyl cysteine been used in europe ( ia a cheap & natural medicine). Other types depend on the primary cause. Usually steroids in combinationn with cytotoxic agenmts & now monoclonal druga are very succesful.

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