A male asked:
what medicine to be apply for the lingular discoid fibrosis that found during x-ray. they told left and right upper lobe. please advise soon.
1 doctor answer
Dr. Michael Gabor answered
32 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
It depends: on the extent of the fibrosis, the cause of the fibrosis, and your symptoms. Fibrosis is essentially scarring and cannot be reversed. Fibrosed lung does not exchange oxygen. If mild, it may be due to an old inflammation/infection and require no treatment. If ongoing or progressive, it could lead to breathing difficulties, so you need to talk to your doc about what it means in your situation.
Answered on May 21, 2016
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