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Does chest pain mean I could have pulmonary fibrosis?
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Dr. Sue Ferranti
Internal Medicine
5 doctors agree
In brief: Probably not...
Cheat pain is not a typical symptom of pulmonary fibrosis.
See your doctor to evaluate any chest pain so that it can be treated and so cardiac etiologies can be ruled out.

In brief: Probably not...
Cheat pain is not a typical symptom of pulmonary fibrosis.
See your doctor to evaluate any chest pain so that it can be treated and so cardiac etiologies can be ruled out.
Dr. Sue Ferranti
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Dr. Perry Sexton
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Not likely
Chest pain has so many more common causes such as gerd or coronary artery disease.
Pulmonary fibrosis is going to present more with feeling short of breath with exertion because less and less of the lung tissue is available for transfer of oxygen to the blood.

In brief: Not likely
Chest pain has so many more common causes such as gerd or coronary artery disease.
Pulmonary fibrosis is going to present more with feeling short of breath with exertion because less and less of the lung tissue is available for transfer of oxygen to the blood.
Dr. Perry Sexton
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Dr. Andrew Carroll
Family Medicine
In brief: Not likely
Pulmonary fibrosis is a relatively rare disease.
Chest pain is much more likely to be of a benign cause--musculoskeletal pain or something else. However, if you're having chest pain, you should really discuss that with your physician as we would want to be sure it's not your heart causing the pain.

In brief: Not likely
Pulmonary fibrosis is a relatively rare disease.
Chest pain is much more likely to be of a benign cause--musculoskeletal pain or something else. However, if you're having chest pain, you should really discuss that with your physician as we would want to be sure it's not your heart causing the pain.
Dr. Andrew Carroll
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