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What is pulmonary fibrosis? How long can live?

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Dr. William Carlos
Critical Care

In brief: Scarring

Fibrosis is scarring of the lung.
..Your lifespan depends on if the fibrosis spreads and how fast it may spread... This varies depending on the cause of the fibrosis.

In brief: Scarring

Fibrosis is scarring of the lung.
..Your lifespan depends on if the fibrosis spreads and how fast it may spread... This varies depending on the cause of the fibrosis.
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Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care

In brief: Check with your doc

You seem to have pulmonary tuberculosis and not pulmonary fibrosis.
Unless your doc is talking about tuberculosis scars. Which does usually not affect live expectancy. A 25 year old rarely ever gets pulmonary fibrosis. Check with your lung doc.

In brief: Check with your doc

You seem to have pulmonary tuberculosis and not pulmonary fibrosis.
Unless your doc is talking about tuberculosis scars. Which does usually not affect live expectancy. A 25 year old rarely ever gets pulmonary fibrosis. Check with your lung doc.
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