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Will pulmonary fibrosis kill me if I don't get treatment?
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Dr. William Walsh
Addiction Medicine
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In brief: Depends
It depends on why you have pulmonary fibrosis.
Some variants respond to therapy, and others have no known effective therapy, and others still respond to removal of the source of irritation that caused it. Your pulmonologist should help determine the kind of fibrosis you have (through history, examination, a ct scan and then possibly a biopsy of the lung) and then direct therapy.

In brief: Depends
It depends on why you have pulmonary fibrosis.
Some variants respond to therapy, and others have no known effective therapy, and others still respond to removal of the source of irritation that caused it. Your pulmonologist should help determine the kind of fibrosis you have (through history, examination, a ct scan and then possibly a biopsy of the lung) and then direct therapy.
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