Peggy Ross replied to the topic Bird fancier’s lung in the forum Join the Discussion: Welcome to all PF/IPF Patients 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Hi, Hanne, I was giagnosed in 2009 with IPF, later determined by biopsy to be HP, also triggered by sensitivity to bird protiens, although I had no birds at the time of biopsy, nor was any treatment recommended by my pulmonologist or the consult team at UCSF consulted after the biopsy. I was ok, although somewhat short of breath, until a stroke…[Read more]
Peggy Ross replied to the topic Mental Health & COVID-19: A Check-In in the forum Coronavirus (COVID-19) and Pulmonary Fibrosis 2 years, 11 months ago
An autopsy (age 78) was required for diagnosis, as the scans looked like IPF to the radiologist, but my pulmonologist was leaning toward Hypersansitivity Pneumonitis, since I had been coughing productively and was still around more than 4 yrs. after diagnosis.I think I had C-19 in Dec, as the “flu” resembled the one I had in 2008 or 09, just…[Read more]
Peggy Ross became a registered member 4 years, 4 months ago
Welcome to the PF forums Peggy. Thanks for joining us!