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A 38-year-old female asked about a 55-year-old female:

My aunt's in icu, diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis which led to interstitial lung disease - been told 2 weeks to live - any natural alternate tips?

2 doctor answers5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Carlo Hatem
Pulmonary Critical Care 26 years experience
No: She is probably suffering from severe lung damage probably compounded by arthritic damage to her rib cage and spine. These issues are not easily reversible if at all. Lung transplant might be considered.
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Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Rheumatology 53 years experience
None: Unfortunately, interstitial lung disease is often very resistant to any therapy.
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Last updated Jan 1, 2021

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