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View Pulmonary Fibrosis Shared Stories

Read about personal experiences with pulmonary fibrosis and share your own story. Talking about PF can help raise awareness and let others facing the disease know they are not alone.

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  • Ron S.

    Five years ago, I started noticing that I was a little short of breath for a man in his early 60s, but I contributed... Read more

  • Jim M.

    Hello my name is Jim Mcdonald, I'm 60 and along with my wife we live in Fort Worth, TX. I was diagnosed with UIP on biopsy... Read more
  • Alicia S.

    Pulmonary Fibrosis has been in my family on my mothers side for many, many years. Pulmonary Fibrosis (PF) has taken too... Read more
  • Mike O.

    I was diagnosed with IPF December 2014, waiting on a double lung transplant list. Read more
  • Terril M.

    I come from a family scarred by IPF. I'm a nurse practitioner, who noticed clubbing of the fingers, when my dad, a... Read more
  • Rachel S.

    At the age of 4, I was diagnosed with juvenile rheumatoid arthritis. My parents and I were told that this disease... Read more
  • Barbara M.

    I had never heard of IPF until I was diagnosed in 2003. The first thing I did was look it up online. What a scary and... Read more
  • Dawn M.

    Thank you for allowing me to share my story. My mother had suffered for years with difficulties breathing. She was told... Read more
  • Jim H.

    In 2013, I was diagnosed with a disease that has no determined cause or cure. My doctors told me that my lungs would... Read more

    Page Last Updated: March 15, 2018

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