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Welcome to Lungs&You®. Here, you’ll find information about pulmonary fibrosis and interstitial lung disease (ILD). ILD can be a serious condition that may cause scarring of the lungs. When ILD causes scarring of lungs, it’s often referred to as pulmonary fibrosis.

We’ve made it our mission to provide support for every step of the journey—from understanding ILD and the various underlying conditions that can cause it, to getting diagnosed and learning how to manage it. Explore the page below to find the answers you need to take the next step.

ILD can be a serious disease that may cause irreversible scarring of the lungs called pulmonary fibrosis.

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Already Diagnosed
with ILD?

Take the next step by learning how to manage your ILD where the scarring of the lungs has continued to worsen over time. You may hear this referred to as having a chronic ILD with worsening fibrosis.

See What Causes Interstitial Lung Disease

ILD can be a serious lung disease that is caused by many known factors, including autoimmune diseases, exposure to harmful substances like asbestos or silica dust, and medications, as well as many unknown factors. If you’ve been diagnosed with or exposed to the factors listed below, you could be at risk of developing the disease.

  • Rheumatoid arthritis (RA)
  • Scleroderma
  • Sjogren's syndrome
  • Mixed connective tissue disorder (MCTD)
  • Silica
  • Asbestos fibers
  • Coal
  • Sand
  • Farming and livestock
  • Smoking
  • Medications
Take the next step by learning how to get diagnosed.
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Learning about ILD can feel overwhelming, but we’re here to help. Call Lungs&You® to speak with a dedicated nurse who can help you understand what you’re going through.

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