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What happens if pleurisy?

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Dr. Lokesh Guglani
Pediatrics - Pulmonology

In brief: Pleurisy description

Pleurisy is inflammation of the lining of the lungs & can be caused by a variety of conditions such as infections, autoimmune disorders, cancers etc.
Symptoms include chest pain, fever, cough & other features related to underlying disease process. Treatment requires management of underlying cause & providing symptomatic relief. Consult a lung specialist for discussing its workup & management.

In brief: Pleurisy description

Pleurisy is inflammation of the lining of the lungs & can be caused by a variety of conditions such as infections, autoimmune disorders, cancers etc.
Symptoms include chest pain, fever, cough & other features related to underlying disease process. Treatment requires management of underlying cause & providing symptomatic relief. Consult a lung specialist for discussing its workup & management.
Dr. Lokesh Guglani
Dr. Lokesh Guglani
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