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Is pleurisy considered contagious?
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In brief: No
No.

In brief: No
No.
Dr. Arnold Beresh
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Dr. Aaron Milstone
Internal Medicine - Pulmonology
In brief: No
Pleurisy typically occurs with or after a viral/bacterial infection.
The pleurisy is an inflammation of the lining of the lung in response to infection. It is not infectious itself but the cause of the pleurisy may be (ie pneumonia).

In brief: No
Pleurisy typically occurs with or after a viral/bacterial infection.
The pleurisy is an inflammation of the lining of the lung in response to infection. It is not infectious itself but the cause of the pleurisy may be (ie pneumonia).
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Dr. Aaron Milstone
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