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pleurisy lung sounds

A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lokesh Guglani
21 years experience Pediatric Pulmonology
Yes: There are several infectious and non-infectious causes of pleurisy. Depending on the underlying cause and its severity, it can also progress from one ... Read More

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Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
22 years experience Cardiology
You need: Further evaluation with your physician.
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Dr. Daya Nadarajah
39 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Follow up: I would follow up with the doctor get chest x ray weight loss is a concern.
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
29 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Get it checked: It may be pleurisy but it should hurt when you take a deep breath, get it checked, see your doctor.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
37 years experience Family Medicine
See below: A collapsed lung is like a partially burst baloon. Pleurisy is like a scrape on the outside linig of the lung.
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
49 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes it is possible: The same way you got the first one you get the other.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
36 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Mgt: In association with your pneumonia, there can be inflammation or infection of the lining of the lungs. This may take weeks to resolve. Lung infections ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kaleyathodi Bhat
52 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Intercostal pain: Yes, it can be infection, strain, or injury.
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hesham Hassaballa
22 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Not liquid in lungs: Pleurisy is not liquid in lungs. It is inflammation of the lung and chest wall lining. Now, many times, there is fluid around the lung because of the ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Thompson
20 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Maybe: Pleurisy usually causes chest pain. Lung cancer may be asymptomatic and just noted on cxr/ct imaging. Or lung cancer may be associated with pain, shor ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carlo Valencia
16 years experience Internal Medicine
LungNodules/Pleurisy: Not all lung nodules are cancerous. May need biopsy to be certain. Pleurisy is inflammation of the linings of the lungs which causes chest pain on de ... Read More
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