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Is chronic interstitial lung disease? Reversible?

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Dr. Dennis Clifford
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care
4 doctors agree

In brief: No

It is a progressive disease with no known effective treatment to reverse the process.

In brief: No

It is a progressive disease with no known effective treatment to reverse the process.
Dr. Dennis Clifford
Dr. Dennis Clifford
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Dr. Asaf Presente
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Depends on the cause

Ild comes in many subtypes - a few - especially those related to smoking or that have an hypersensitivity/allergic component can be reversed with the proper treatment.
Unfortunately, the most common form of ild is not reversible. Seeing a pulmonary specialists is highly recommended for anyone diagnosed with ild.

In brief: Depends on the cause

Ild comes in many subtypes - a few - especially those related to smoking or that have an hypersensitivity/allergic component can be reversed with the proper treatment.
Unfortunately, the most common form of ild is not reversible. Seeing a pulmonary specialists is highly recommended for anyone diagnosed with ild.
Dr. Asaf Presente
Dr. Asaf Presente
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