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What does pluresy feel like

A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Michalski
35 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Pleurisy: Usually painful, labored breathing.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. C. michael Bowman
45 years experience Pediatrics
Chest pain: Pleurisy causes severe knife-like pain in the chest with breathing. The location and severity depend on where and how large an area of lung lining ("p ... Read More
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Pathways: For getting treatment for any kind of medical condition include a detailed history, physical exam and many times recommendations for few tests in orde ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
49 years experience Internal Medicine
Generally not: Pleurisy is an inflammation of the lining of the lungs, and many details of this are in prior answers. 'heartburn' is a layman's term of a sensation ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Mgt: A virtual consult and review of your chest x ray may be helpful. Are you coughing, experiencing fever or shortness of breath? Sometimes abdominal pain ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kaleyathodi Bhat
51 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Intercostal pain: Yes, it can be infection, strain, or injury.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Thompson
19 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 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gavin h Zipp
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Chest X-ray needed : It is definitely possible that the Pleurisy has recurred. There is also a possibility of a Pneumonia. Please go to your Doctor to be followed up, have ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Page the doctor: I believe you can get by paging your pcp on call for instructions. Treat your fever aggressively. Your pcp may just phone in antibiotics for you.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Scholand
22 years experience Infectious Disease
Post-op problems: Surgery may cause new problems to arise-- and one of them is the formation of blood clots. When these blood clots break loose and travel in the body, ... Read More
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