A 73-year-old male asked about a member:
My husband has a chronic cough for least 3 yrs. had acupuncture, lung biopsy nov 2012 found ipf, throat specialist. doesn't cough when laying down.
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Allergy and Immunology 30 years experience
Ipf: Interstitial pulmonary fibrosis can be treated with immunosuppressants, he probably will need to see a pulmonologist at a large referral center, they probably know of ongoing studies on the topic and can guide his treatment.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
4.9k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Sep 9, 2013
Connect with a U.S. board-certified doctor by text or video anytime, anywhere.
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership
Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.