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What is idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis?
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Dr. Dennis Clifford
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care
5 doctors agree
In brief: Lung condition
Ipf is a dangerous condition where scar tissue replaces normal lung tissue choking off normal air units and causing breathlessness.
It is a progressive disease with no effective treatment at present.

In brief: Lung condition
Ipf is a dangerous condition where scar tissue replaces normal lung tissue choking off normal air units and causing breathlessness.
It is a progressive disease with no effective treatment at present.
Dr. Dennis Clifford
Dr. Dennis Clifford
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Dr. Mario Mangas
Internal Medicine
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In brief: IPF ?
It's a disease characterized by thickening of the membrane of the lungs causing difficulty of the oxygen molecule from passing into the blood.
Symptoms are usually related to shortness of breath and cough. Cause is unknown.

In brief: IPF ?
It's a disease characterized by thickening of the membrane of the lungs causing difficulty of the oxygen molecule from passing into the blood.
Symptoms are usually related to shortness of breath and cough. Cause is unknown.
Dr. Mario Mangas
Dr. Mario Mangas
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Dr. Aaron Milstone
Internal Medicine - Pulmonology
In brief: Scarring
Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (ipf) is a progressive, unrelenting scarring of the lungs.
This results in low oxygen levels, respiratory failure and eventually death.

In brief: Scarring
Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (ipf) is a progressive, unrelenting scarring of the lungs.
This results in low oxygen levels, respiratory failure and eventually death.
Dr. Aaron Milstone
Dr. Aaron Milstone
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