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Should I talk to my doctor about my hypersensitivity pneumonitis symptoms?

Yes, talk to your doctor if you have symptoms of hypersensitivity pneumonitis so a diagnosis can be made. A diagnosis will help identify the harmful substance causing your illness. Discovering the substance causing the problem is important as one of the first steps of treatment is avoiding exposure to the substance causing the allergic reaction in the lungs.

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Is there a cure for hypersensitivity pneumonitis?
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Can hypersensitivity pneumonitis be prevented?
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How is hypersensitivity pneumonitis diagnosed?
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Why is a pulmonary function test used with hypersensitivity pneumonitis?
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