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Does my medical history affect my chances of pulmonary fibrosis?

Don't know. I don't know, i would refer you to our healthtaps specialists or a private pulmonologist. My line of practice is limited to surgery and self-healing meditation to treat cancers and chronic illnesses as a secondary support management of complemetary medicine. I am sorry, i could not answer your question. Read more...
Depends. A history of connective tissue dis ie lupus, scleroderma, rhematoid arthritis can increase the risk for pulm fibrosis as well as other autoimmune phenomena. Post-infection fibrosis can also develop. Read more...

What's the youngest age a person can have pulmonary fibrosis (18y?, 25y?, etc...)?

Any. Cystic fibrosis is a genetic disase that can diagnosed at birth. Many children are diagnosed before age 1 or when they are born. The disease can also be diagnosed much later in life as well (usually milder forms). Read more...

I have pulmonary fibrosis from smoking I've smoked since age 11, are there any psychotropic meds that can benefit the lungs?

Not to my knowledge. To my knowledge, psychotropic medications (for depression, bipolar mania, etc.) have no effect on lung function. They are designed to affect the nerve cells / in the central nervous system, & can have neurologic side effects that then affect other parts of the body (dry mouth, etc). There may be individual drugs with adverse lung effects, but nothing benefits. I feel for you: IPF is a tough diseas. Read more...