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Sarcoidosis can cause many different signs and symptoms. The symptoms are different in different people. Your symptoms depend on how long you have had sarcoidosis, and where the granulomas are, and how many there are.
Some people don’t have any symptoms from sarcoidosis. Their doctors find out that they have sarcoidosis when they are looking into other health problems.
Some symptoms of sarcoidosis are:
Sarcoidosis affects the lungs in about 90% of patients. When sarcoidosis affects your lungs, it is often called pulmonary sarcoidosis. Sarcoidosis of your lungs can give you these symptoms:
20-25% of people with sarcoidosis get pulmonary fibrosis, permanent scarring of the lungs. Pulmonary fibrosis makes your lung tissue thicker and stiffer, so it is harder to breathe. Learn more about pulmonary fibrosis.
Some people will get pulmonary hypertension, high blood pressure in the lungs.