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Read about personal experiences with pulmonary fibrosis and share your own story. Talking about PF can help raise awareness and let others facing the disease know they are not alone.

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  • Jeanne M.

    My brother Vincent Munoz-Plaza was diagnosed with IPF in June 2015, and died one day after my birthday April 5, 2016. His... Read more
  • Ann B.

    I had viral pneumonia when I was 8 years old, in 1955. I had it for probably 4 months. I got it from my mother who had... Read more
  • Staci D.

    My mother passed away of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis a few days ago. She had it for a few years, but was misdiagnosed.... Read more
  • Ashley G.

    My grandmother's name is Virginia and she was 75 years old and had been sick for awhile off and on. December 25th 2018,... Read more
  • Jane B.

    My name is Jane Berry. I am 78 years old and I have Ideopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis. I was first diagnosed years ago with COPD. Read more
  • Mike L.

    Today's date is 7/8/2018. I was diagnosed in June of 2015. I am a 65 year old male. I have been on oxygen for 1 year. My... Read more
  • Carolyn C.

    My son was recently diagnosed with Pulmonary Fibrosis. Apparently he has had it for about four years. He is 59 years old... Read more
  • Ron S.

    Five years ago, I started noticing that I was a little short of breath for a man in his early 60s, but I contributed... Read more

  • Jim M.

    Hello my name is Jim Mcdonald, I'm 60 and along with my wife we live in Fort Worth, TX. I was diagnosed with UIP on biopsy... Read more
  • Alicia S.

    Pulmonary Fibrosis has been in my family on my mothers side for many, many years. Pulmonary Fibrosis (PF) has taken too... Read more
  • Mike O.

    I was diagnosed with IPF December 2014, waiting on a double lung transplant list. Read more
  • Terril M.

    I come from a family scarred by IPF. I'm a nurse practitioner, who noticed clubbing of the fingers, when my dad, a... Read more
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