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LinkedInOVERVIEWSYMPTOMSDIAGNOSISTREATMENTYour provider will work with you to develop a care plan that may include one or more of these treatment options. The scarring cannot be reversed but treatment aims at improving the quality of life.MedicationMedicationKinase inhibitors: Slows down the disease progression. NintedanibPyridone: Slows down the disease progression. PirfenidoneProceduresProceduresLung transplantation: The diseased lung is replaced with a healthy lung from a donor.TherapyTherapyOxygen therapy:To improve breathing and maintain blood oxygen levels. Usually recommended in rare cases.Self-careSelf-careAlways talk to your provider before starting anything. Perform physical exercises to improve your endurance.Practice breathing techniques that may improve lung efficiency.Specialist To ConsultSpecialist To ConsultPulmonologistSpecializes in diagnosing and treating conditions that affect the respiratory system.CardiologistSpecializes in the diagnosis and management heart related disorders.What are the causes