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Is there a cure for pulmonary fibrosis?

Currently there is no cure for pulmonary fibrosis. Research is ongoing to find both a cure and more effective treatments for the condition. For now, your best option is to receive treatment, which may include medications, oxygen therapy, pulmonary rehabilitation, and a lung transplant.

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Are there alternative treatments for pulmonary fibrosis?
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What role do oximetry tests play in pulmonary fibrosis treatment?
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How is pulmonary fibrosis treated?
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What do I need to know about caring for someone with pulmonary fibrosis?
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