If you’ve recently been diagnosed with pulmonary fibrosis, there are probably loads of questions running through your mind. Here are some of the most important questions you should ask your doctor according to the American Lung Association.
1. “What is pulmonary fibrosis?”
Pulmonary fibrosis (PF) literally means scarring of the lungs. Very simply, scarring occurs in the tissue and space around the air sacs in the lungs making it difficult for oxygen to pass through the air sacs and into the blood.