I was diagnosed with pulmonary fibrosis 4 years ago. The first year I really had no symptons…not even a cough, and it was found by my pulmonologist when I went for a check up for my sleep apnea as I needed an order from a doctor to order more supplies from the insurance. You can imagine my shock at the diagnosis after the cat scan. the second…[Read more]
Hi Charlene! I was very sick with sinus problems and infections over the last 6 months. I was on several antibiotics but it always came back. I started using the Nettie Pot daily and taking 1200 mg of Mucinex twice daily, and it is finally GONE! During these months I had a terrible cough…began coughing all day and night nonstop. Only cough drops…[Read more]
You had such a tactful way of telling your father’s story, that we could all find comfort in it. I am so sorry for what you went through. I hope you are at peace knowing you did all you could do for your father. He is at peace now. Thank you for sharing with us.
Hi Charlene and Kate! Sorry I took so long t respond but I did want to get back to you. Yes my pulmonologist did think that the Aleve contributed to the PF. He said he had 3 people in the office that were diagnosed with it that very day and the only thing they had in common with me was they took Aleve. The Napricin that’s in it is the culprit. I…[Read more]
Hi Charlene! Thank you for the welcome! I was diagnosed with PF 4 years ago by my pulmonologist. It was a complete surprise cause the appt. was for sleep apnea, and that’s when he heard the Velcro sound. I had no symptoms prior to that. After the first year I went back for the breathing test and he said I had lost 25 percent of lung function. I…[Read more]
Hi Robin! I too have Pulmonary Fibrosis and also have HP. I would also like a copy of that report if possible. We did have someone in to check the air quality, but he came up with nothing. He was not an industrial hygenist. I do need to pursue this however cause I think this is the cause of my constant cough. I didn’t know the scarring wasn’t…[Read more]
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