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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ekizian
19 years experience Internal Medicine
Lining of lung: Pleuritis, or pleurisy, is an inflammation of the lining (parietal and visceral pleura) of the lung. It can result from a viral infection, which is a ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Boyer
17 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Pleurisy, or: Inflammation of the membrane caoting the outside of the lung and inside of the rib cage, can be caused by a variety of conditions including infections ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao answered
45 years experience Hospital-based practice
Yes: It can be treated.
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Orrin Ailloni-Charas
28 years experience Anesthesiology
Very painful: To breathe. It feels like sandpaper rubbing in your chest.
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Pain: Pein is perceived. There is no scale to predict pain. Physicians would never tell you how you will experience pain. It is the other way around. You t ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Ibuprofen: But you may be missing a more serious illness so it's not recommended.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao answered
45 years experience Hospital-based practice
Pain: Contiue to have pain, difficulty breathing, cough, may have fever as well see my previous answers.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lokesh Guglani
20 years experience Pediatric Pulmonology
Pleurisy description: Pleurisy is inflammation of the lining of the lungs & can be caused by a variety of conditions such as infections, autoimmune disorders, cancers etc. ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Boyer
17 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Pain from the lung: Pleurisy is pain cased by inflammation and/or friction between the lung and the inside of the chest wall. Since every breath causes motion between th ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krinick
41 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Depends on the cause: The resolution after the cause is removed varies based on the original cause. Best to ask the md who treated you. They will have the most info to base ... Read More

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