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Stage 1: Questions to ask your Doctor

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Stage 1 of IPF is after a recent diagnosis. 


Questions to ask your health care provider about Stage 1 Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

  • What treatments are available to me now?

  • How will those treatments affect my quality of life?

  • What should my caregiver and I expect as my disease progresses?

  • Are there any support groups available for me to connect with fellow IPF patients?

  • Are there good websites that provide helpful, reliable information?

  • Do I need any vaccines?

  • Do I have or need treatment for acid reflux?

  • Do I have pulmonary hypertension? Should I be tested?

  • Do I have obstructive sleep apnea? Should I be tested?

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