What Are the Symptoms of Pulmonary Fibrosis?

Q:
What are the symptoms of pulmonary fibrosis?

A:
Pulmonary fibrosis is a lung disease that occurs when scars form in the lung. The scar tissue will cause damage to your lung functions. Pulmonary fibrosis is a progressive disease and can cause serious breathing problems.

If you get pulmonary fibrosis, you may have following symptoms:

  • Shortness of breath.
  • Fatigue.
  • A dry cough.
  • Nail clubbing.
  • Unexplained weight loss.
  • Pain in muscles and joints.

You should talk to your doctor and take more tests If you have above symptoms.

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