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i was told i had pleurisy now i have chest pain and a popping from my ribs

A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Smith
53 years experience Neurosurgery
Ask your doctor.: Since you did not provide the name of the drug, this question is unanswerable except by the physician who knows what drug you were given.
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
more of same: Very likely sle related. Is the pain worse with a deep breath or cough? This is key! if so, it's more pleurisy or pericarditis. If not, it may well be ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao answered
45 years experience Hospital-based practice
CP: In th er you might have been ruled out for any heart problem. Since you are having continuing pain, go to your physician for follow up to find out the ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Seegers
45 years experience Internal Medicine
Chest pain: hello~ in this case, you MUST get: exercise EKG (stress test) and if you are on BCP the best way to exclude tiny pulmonary embolism is to do pulm.arte ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce J. Stringer
46 years experience Radiology
No: Rib fractures can result from bouts of coughing or even heavy lifting. Given that you seem to have a history of chest problems i wouldn't devote any ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Maturani
23 years experience Hospital-based practice
Yes: Pleuritis is a very common cause of chest pain. Typically you will have pain on inspiration. Usually viral in etiology and can be effectively treate ... Read More
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrit Singh
50 years experience Cardiology
Dont panic: Unless fluid is very large which is not since you said it is better it does not matter.
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Carlos Orrego
27 years experience Cardiology
Yes: May take several weeks to decrease the inflammation and feel pain free.
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeff Durgin
19 years experience General Surgery
Follow-up as directed: The gallbladder to cause pain in the right upper quarter of the abdomen and epigastric region which can radiate to the back and lower chest. Peptic ul ... Read More
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Nearly a year?: The pain from pleurisy does not least this long unless this is a chronic issue such as sle. No matter what, you need to see a rheumatologist to get i ... Read More
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