... My mother had to enter the hospital today. She was coughing up a lot of blood. Last year, she had a kind of infection in her lungs that caused them to stiffen. It was considered normal to spit out a little blood. This time, it was quite a lot. ... (30 replies)
... to keep the imflammation down which is where the Advair comes in. In true restricive disease like Pulmonary fibrosis inflammation is not the culprit but rather a stiffening of the lungs. SOB means short of breath. ... (19 replies)
... Pulmonary means anything involving the lungs. Fibrosis means "stiffening". Why don't you type in eosinophilia in your search engine of your computer and see what you find? ... (6 replies)
... Thanks Canyon..I dont have the test in front of me..This test I had done was 2 yrs ago.. ... (50 replies)
... The coughing can scar up the lungs that is a given. Your PFT test should show if you have asthma. ... (50 replies)
... LD is Interstitial Pulmonary Fibrosis. I didn't want to disagree until I looked over all the sites but everyone I looked at said that fibrosis is part and parcel of it. It is a thickening and stiffening of the lungs. You can have both C.O.P.D. but that is not ILD. ... (50 replies)
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