Patient Comments: Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis - Experience


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Comment from: budderflies, 45-54 (Caregiver) Published: October 31

My brother was diagnosed with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) almost 4 years ago. He was 44 at the time. I am very confused by it because he requires no oxygen, takes no medications except for depression and high blood pressure. He smokes medical herbs and seems to have no trouble inhaling. I wonder if he could have been misdiagnosed. He also has no weight loss issues. I am trying to understand this. Also I wonder if this affects or shuts down other organs.

Comment from: Zonaluver , 45-54 Male (Patient) Published: May 08

Everything is a challenge with living with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF). Daily routine activities are becoming difficult.


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