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Does pulmonary fibrosis get worse over time?

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Dr. Leonard Spishakoff
Addiction Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

As the disease progreses air exchange is lessenend you would feel short of breath.
In addition pressure at the pulmonary vasculature increases a commonly used agent is Revatio which is sildefanil (viagra) used for erectile dysfuction. . Decreses pulmonary vessel pressure. Avoidance of smoke and other inhaled irritants is paramount !

In brief: Yes

As the disease progreses air exchange is lessenend you would feel short of breath.
In addition pressure at the pulmonary vasculature increases a commonly used agent is Revatio which is sildefanil (viagra) used for erectile dysfuction. . Decreses pulmonary vessel pressure. Avoidance of smoke and other inhaled irritants is paramount !
Dr. Leonard Spishakoff
Dr. Leonard Spishakoff
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Dr. Aaron Milstone
Internal Medicine - Pulmonology

In brief: Yes

Yes in the majority of patients the disease is progressive.

In brief: Yes

Yes in the majority of patients the disease is progressive.
Dr. Aaron Milstone
Dr. Aaron Milstone
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Dr. Arnon Rubin
Internal Medicine

In brief: Yes

There are many types of pulmonary fibrosis.
The most common subtype uip (also often referred to as ipf ) does progress over time.

In brief: Yes

There are many types of pulmonary fibrosis.
The most common subtype uip (also often referred to as ipf ) does progress over time.
Dr. Arnon Rubin
Dr. Arnon Rubin
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Dr. Ted Strange
Internal Medicine

In brief: Yes

Slow progressive disease.

In brief: Yes

Slow progressive disease.
Dr. Ted Strange
Dr. Ted Strange
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Dr. Ted Strange
Internal Medicine

In brief: Yes

Unforutately is a slow progressive disease.

In brief: Yes

Unforutately is a slow progressive disease.
Dr. Ted Strange
Dr. Ted Strange
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Dr. Dean Giannone
Internal Medicine

In brief: Yes

While there are medications available for the treatment of pulmonary fibrosis, it is a generally progressive condition.

In brief: Yes

While there are medications available for the treatment of pulmonary fibrosis, it is a generally progressive condition.
Dr. Dean Giannone
Dr. Dean Giannone
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