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Could pleurisy cause intense chest pain?

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Dr. Larry Maturani
Internal Medicine - Hospital-based practice

In brief: Yes

Pleuritis is a very common cause of chest pain.
Typically you will have pain on inspiration. Usually viral in etiology and can be effectively treated with nsaids for several days. If the pain last longer than several days, get a chest x ray. Sometimes i also add a medro dose pak.

In brief: Yes

Pleuritis is a very common cause of chest pain.
Typically you will have pain on inspiration. Usually viral in etiology and can be effectively treated with nsaids for several days. If the pain last longer than several days, get a chest x ray. Sometimes i also add a medro dose pak.
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