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Are there alternative treatments for hypersensitivity pneumonitis?

Dr. Jeanne Morrison, PhD
Family Practitioner

There are no alternative treatments for hypersensitivity pneumonitis. Avoiding the offending substance is the primary treatment for this disease. Foreign substances cause the allergic reaction in the lungs and the only way to prevent the allergic reaction is avoidance.

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