If you have pulmonary fibrosis, will your lung ever heal?

Maybe . There are reversible and irreversible types of fibrosis. A patient with pulmonary fibrosis needs evaluation by a pulmonologist.

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Is black lung the same thing as pulmonary fibrosis?

No. Black lung disease also known as coal workers' pneumoconiosis is one the causes of pulmonary fibrosis. Read more...
No. Black lung refers to a lung process related to coal-mining. It can result in lung scarring and rarely massive fibrosis. Pulmonary fibrosis is an auto immune inflammatory process causing scarring and fibrosis in the lung. Most black lung disease is likely related to smoking while working in coal mines. Pulmonary fibrosis is a progressive disorder with a worse prognosis than black lung. Read more...

I have blisters on my lungs with pulmonary fibrosis would a vats help?

Probably not. Not unless you need a diagnosis on what kind of pulmonary fibrosis you have exactly. By "blisters", i assume you mean either bullae or bronchiectasis. Bullae are operated on when they are really big, more than one third of the lung. Bronchiectasis may be resected if they cause repeated infections. And, there is lung volume reduction surgery, but that is done for certain cases of copd. Read more...
No. Vats with lung volume reduction is only indicated for COPD with emphysematous changes. Fibrosis doesn't respond the same way to this treatment and would in fact be very dangerous. Read more...

Concerning my Father whom has pulmonary Fibrosis and only has 39% lung capacity left.

Concern. There is certainly reason for concern if your dad has pulmonary fibrosis and compromised lung capacity. Hopefully your dad has a pulmonary physician to participate in his medical care. Read more...

Do my lungs feel heavy because of pulmonary fibrosis?

Don't know. I would refer you to our healthtaps specialist or a private pulmonolgist to answer your questions. My line of practice is limited to surgery and self-healing meditation to treat cancers and chronic illnesses as a secondary support management of complementary medicine. I am sorry, i could not answer your question. Read more...
Not necessarily . Feeling heavy can be a result of any of multiple conditions. It warrants further attention to the cardiopulmonary system, but pulmonary fibrosis is not necessarily the answer. Read more...
It is possible. If you have been diagnosed with ipf, you may feel that your breathing is tight and is difficult at times to take deep breath. This is part of the disease. Read more...