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A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nassir Azimi
23 years experience Interventional Cardiology
Depends : Pleurisy can be cured depending on the etiology. Some pleurisy is treated but can return.
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Dr. Mouhammed Rihawi
28 years experience Internal Medicine
Possible: Look for cxr changes and immune work up such as lupus . Many cases are benign and treatable.

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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. SCOTT SWOPE
59 years experience Family Medicine
See Primary care: Usually this requires some medical care each person may need different type of treatment. Sometimes it may take several days to see improvement an ... Read More
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Dr. Bryan Levey
27 years experience Pediatrics
Analgesics: Ibuprofen or acetaminophen, rest, and a visit tot he doctor to make sure that pleurisy is the only problem going on.
Dr. Victor Bonuel
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Pleurisy is just a : Symptom caused by an underlying condition such as lung condition, infection or clot in lungs, bronchitis from viral/ bacterial infection etc it can b ... Read More
A 7-year-old female asked:
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Speak to your doctor: There are not any really good cough medicines for children that actually have any data behind them that they work. And some of the adults ones can be ... Read More
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Home remedies: You can try simple home remedies such as steam inhalation or ginger and honey mixtures to soothe the throat irritation. If the cough continues for mor ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Setzer
Specializes in Family Medicine
Dextromethorphan: A cough syrup with a mild antihistamine and Dextromethorphan is safe and effective for a seven year old patient
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gavin Noble
22 years experience Cardiology
Chest pain: Sharp, especially when taking a deep breath.
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mila McManus
21 years experience Family Medicine
Inflammation, nerves: Pleurisy is caused by inflammation of the lining around your lungs. This lining has many nerve endings that sense pain. Added to inflammation and fr ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Nino
38 years experience Family Medicine
Pleurisy : If a person has pneumonia, the lining around the lung may get inflamed and that is what causes the pain called pleurisy. The swollen lining rubs on th ... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Chest pains: One possible cause is a pinched intercostal nerve or irritated/inflamed muscle. The nerve runs between two ribs and a deep breath causes a sharp,shoot ... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hummayun Ismail
32 years experience Sleep Medicine
Likely: Pain when taking deep breaths can be due to pleurisy but usually Pleurisy is due to either infection or inflammation in the lungs. Please get thorough ... Read More
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Weiguo Li
Dr. Weiguo Li answered
26 years experience Family Medicine
Depends: Chest pain is a multi-etiology symptom. Some may be no harm, sometimes is life threatening. Better check by your doctor.
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Scuba
25 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Chest wall pain: Sounds like it could be either. Sometimes viral infections cause pleuritis, and it becomes painful to breath or cough. Costochondritis is a poorly und ... Read More

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