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Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis or #IPF is seen more frequently in men. Common symptoms are shortness of breath, chronic dry cough and finger clubbing. For more information visit www.soundsofipf.com.

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This is a lung with Pulmonary Fibrosis. It is turning to a stone like substance. This would likely (I'm guessing) explain why it becomes hard to bend over (it does't bend) and why one can't take a DEEP breath. It doesn't expand.

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from Verywell

What Is Pulmonary Fibrosis? What Are the Causes and Prognosis?

What is Pulmonary Fibrosis and What are the Causes and Prognosis?: What is pulmonary fibrosis?

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New Treatments for the Deadly Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

The FDA approved Esbriet and Ofev for the treatment of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. These discovery of these drugs is a medical breakthrough.

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