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What may happen as pulmonary fibrosis progresses?

12 doctors weighed in
Dr. Dennis Clifford
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care
7 doctors agree

In brief: Breathlessness

Breathlessness (dyspnea) is the most common symptom. Usually oxygen transport becomes impaired requiring supplemental o2.
The right side of the heart may fail causing leg swelling.

In brief: Breathlessness

Breathlessness (dyspnea) is the most common symptom. Usually oxygen transport becomes impaired requiring supplemental o2.
The right side of the heart may fail causing leg swelling.
Dr. Dennis Clifford
Dr. Dennis Clifford
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Dr. Carlo Hatem
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care
3 doctors agree

In brief: See below

Worsening shortness of breath, persistent cough, episodes of sudden deterioration, need for oxygen use, limited mobility, depression, need for life support devices.

In brief: See below

Worsening shortness of breath, persistent cough, episodes of sudden deterioration, need for oxygen use, limited mobility, depression, need for life support devices.
Dr. Carlo Hatem
Dr. Carlo Hatem
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Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care

In brief: Bad

More shortness of breath lower oxygen in the blood and so on needs lung expert asap.

In brief: Bad

More shortness of breath lower oxygen in the blood and so on needs lung expert asap.
Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
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