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What Viral Infection Causes Fever Chest Pain Pleurisy
YesPresumedMostFreq.: Pleurisy, inflammation of the thin, delicate lining inside the chest, visceral portion covering/outside layer of the lungs, parietal layer lining the inside of the chest wall, both layers oozing small amounts of clear salt water filtered from blood capillaries & serving as lubricant, is presumed commonly from viral infections, however, as a body response, could be triggered by any no of triggers. ...Read more
Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more
I've hade pleurisy (due to viral infections) three times the last three months. Will a flu shot help my situation?
Can histoplasmosis cause problems in the lungs years following 1st infection? Currently having left-sided chest pain/pressure, cough, no cold or fever
Many: Lots of viruses can cause a high fever - influenza (flu) is one of them. Colds can cause fevers too. So can the "stomach flu" - which are often viruses. Having a fever or the number that it reaches isn't in and of itself a cause for concern. Doctors are more concerned with why a fever is happening. ...Read more
Do i need to go to ER if i an experiencing pluerisy chest of pain. Experienced sever chest pain under breastbone this weekend but that ended. No fever?
Went to docs, told I had viral infection and gave me nystan for my tongue. feeling worse, worse headache, sore throat, kidney and chest pains, help?
Call them back: Your doctor just saw and examined you - let him/her know you're worse. Call the doctor back before they go home for the day. ...Read more
I have just been diagnosed with a chest infection. I have lower back pain, chest pain and a fever. Is this typical of a chest infection?
Yes these are sympto: Yes these are the common symptoms of pnumonia or other chest infection. ...Read more
Chest pain. No fever today. Fatigued. Confused. Cough. Runny nose. Blocked nose. Dehydrated. Not eating. In pain. Lethargic. Is it a chest infection?
Could be: Tough to say exactly, without an examination, as you have many symptoms in several different body areas, but the pains in your lungs and the cough point to some sort of infectious process, be it a virus or bacteria that possibly could be getting into your chest. If persists, best to see a dr. For an evaluation to properly diagnose and treat you. Best wishes. ...Read more
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