What Are the Symptoms of Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis?

Q:
What are the symptoms of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis?

A:
Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis is a lung disease that occurs when scars are formed in the lung. It can cause serious breathing problems. Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis is a progressive disease, and its symptoms worsen over time.

The common symptoms of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis include:

  • Shortness of breath.
  • Fatigue.
  • A dry cough.
  • Unexplained weight loss.
  • Aching muscles and joints.
  • Tips of the fingers or toes clubbing.

You should talk to your doctor if you think you get idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis.

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