Hi I'm 30 years old and over Christmas I was rushed into hospital with a severe chest infection which needed 100% O2 and back to back nebulisers iv antibiotics and steroids for the following 4 days. Within that time I had a chest ct scan and they kindly informed me that I have interstitial lung disease ( pulmonary fibrosis) and it was significant. I have had a 6 minutes walk test and my sats dropped to 73 which isn't good so now I'm on oxygen at home when I'm up and about and when out walking. At rest sat down anywhere I don't need oxygen my sats are 96. I have to undergo further tests this week. Blood gases spirometry test and I'm to do breathing rehab twice a week for six weeks. All this will determine what sort of fibrosis I have altho they have told me it is progressive and I will eventually need a lung transplant. I am totally broken I'm only 30. I have a husband and a six year old daughter. I need support from others going thru the same. I do have my faith and I do believe that if it's in God's will I will be healed
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