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What are the healing signs and symptoms of pleurisy?

What are the healing signs and symptoms of pleurisy?

Pain Relief: As you recover from pleurisy your chest pain will decrease and you can take deeper breaths. Pleurisy may get better on its own or sometimes anti inflammatory medications are used. It averages 5 to 10 days to resolve in most cases. ...Read more

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Dr. Nisha Surenderanath
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Pleurisy (Definition)

Pleurisy is inflammation in the tissue that covers the lungs and chest wall. The main symptoms are chest pain associated with breathing. Treatments for pleurisy vary ...Read more


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What are the early signs and symptoms in most patients with ms?

What are the early signs and symptoms in most patients with ms?

Classical onset: Unilateral loss of vision, loss of balance and coordination, electrical shocks down back on flexion of neck, weakness and stiffness in legs, but also, more subtle, including focal weakness, fatigue, cognitive deterioration, double vision, dizziness, etc. Important, these presentations may be associated with other illnesses, and, in themselves are not diagnostic. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for pleurisy if you have a case of it?

What is the treatment for pleurisy if you have a case of it?

Depends on cause: Treatment depends on what is causing the pleurisy. Bacterial infections are treated with antibiotics. Surgery may be needed to drain infected fluid from the lungs. Viral infections normally run their course without medications. Patients often can control the pain of pleurisy with Acetaminophen or anti-inflammatory drugs such as ibuprofen. Recovery depends on what was causing it. ...Read more

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What are the treatment options for pleurisy?

See: http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/pleurisy/basics/treatment/con-20022338

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Doctor says I have pneumonia or pleurisy. Is the treatment the same?

Doctor says I have pneumonia or pleurisy.  Is the treatment the same?

No: Treatment for pneumonia usually includes antibiotics and cough medication. Pleurisy tends to be caused by viruses and anti inflammatory medications are the main treatments rather than antibiotics. ...Read more

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What are the signs and symptoms of hypocalcemia? Possible treatment?

What are the signs and symptoms of hypocalcemia?  Possible treatment?

Twitches and cramps: In severe cases seizure or seizure like activity may occur. Tingling and numbness around mouth and facial twitches occur. Important to check with your doctor as to what the reason is since treatment changes with cause. However, an easy way to elevate your calcium is to take tums (calcium carbonate). New data show that high calcium intake increases heart and kidney disease problems. Anyone should be cautious with tums (calcium carbonate). ...Read more

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What is the etiology, signs and symptoms, and treatment of trichomonas vaginalis?

What is the etiology, signs and symptoms, and treatment of trichomonas vaginalis?

Sexually transmitted: Also called trich, is sexually transmitted vaginal infection by single cell protozoan parasite called trichomonas vaginalis only women feel the symptoms most of the time, itching, burning in vagina, discomfort during intercourse, yellow green discharge sometimes, rarely pain in lower abdomen treatment with Flagyl and both partners need to be treated to prevent recurrences. ...Read more

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Nonspecific white matter hyperintensities.Its signs and symptoms and its treatment also give me the dietry advise?

Nonspecific white matter hyperintensities.Its signs and symptoms and its treatment  also give me the dietry advise?

Sorry: Do you mean somewhere in the brain? Need to be more specific, generally they are harmless and at your age have no signs or symptoms. Do you get migraines? There is nothing specific for diet excep eat healthy, 4 fruit, 5 veggies, 5 dairy servings each day. Limit red meats to 2 a week. Fish is great for you! ...Read more

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Is pleurisy a sign of something dangerous?

Depends on cause: There are two layers of pleura, one layer surrounds the lung and the other covers the chest wall. There is a thin layer of fluid between the two layers so the lungs glide smoothly against the chest when breathing. Inflammation of those surfaces can cause pain and causes include infection (bacterial/viral), blood clots, post traumatic/surgery but other causes such as cancer are possible. ...Read more