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Apr 10, 2018 · Pulmonary Fibrosis* in Lung Health

sixteen yes ago I was DX hyper-sensitive pneumonitis cleared in two yr. then 8 yes later became I'll with ipf ,going on six now.

Apr 10, 2018 · Pulmonary Fibrosis* in Lung Health

I have had ipf six yrs. I experienced two flare ups since. takes a week or so to recover with antibiotics I have been on Pirfenidone for four yes and it works with minimal side effects.recently I have experienced weight loss and poor appetite and sleep a lot. since I have exceeded the five yr.expectation from DX I wonder should I not be surprised?

Sep 17, 2017 · Pulmonary Fibrosis* in Lung Health

I sleep in short sessions 55 min or an hour or so, wake up drink water then same all night long.never do sessions last more tan 2 hours!I use full flow 5 liters oxygenator.

Sep 17, 2017 · IPF and shingles in Lung Health

thank you I use lydocaine patches for pain,which is somewhat effective.

Sep 16, 2017 · IPF and shingles in Lung Health

no reason to think Shingles is related to meds. Gabapintin 300 mg a common med for it. also, Nortriptylin 10mg. none last month except Lydocaine pads for pain.

Sep 15, 2017 · IPF and shingles in Lung Health

diagnosed 6 yrs ago and have been using Esbriet almost 3 yrs case stable up to 6 mos. ago. contracted case of Shingles 5 mos. ago and can not cure it. lots of constant pain and has affected breathing ability. different meds have not cured Shingles. any advice or solution appreciated oliver22

Jun 21, 2017 · shingles in Skin Health

i have a case of Shingles, on going now nine weeks! very painful located in my thigh. taking Gabapentin which seems to be the usual med of choice. i do not find it effective. does anyone have a sugestion?

Jun 20, 2017 · Pulmonary Fibrosis* in Lung Health

correction on Esbriet 3 yrs.