There are two possible treatment options for lung disease, but it depends on the type and severity of the case. The two types of medication a doctor could prescribe someone with lung disease are anti-inflammatory or anti-fibrotic drugs. For diseases that cause excessive inflammation or a dysfunction autoimmune process, doctors would most likely prescribe an anti-inflammatory medication. Doctors may also recommend oxygen therapy to increase blood oxygen levels and improve sleep.
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