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How long can you have pleurisy if left untreated?

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Dr. Peter Ihle
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: It depends on cause

If due to a viral infection, there is no treatmen other than pain relief.
If it is bacterial it needs to be treated. The muppet guy died from a treatable pplo pneumonia, so get in to be evaluaten.

In brief: It depends on cause

If due to a viral infection, there is no treatmen other than pain relief.
If it is bacterial it needs to be treated. The muppet guy died from a treatable pplo pneumonia, so get in to be evaluaten.
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