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How to treat pleurisy?

Sep 2017
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what is pleurisy and what are the symptoms?
Posted Fri, 24 Nov 2017 in Lung and Chest disorders
Answered by Dr. Kaushal Bhavsar 32 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Pleurisy is inflammation of pleural layers.

Detailed Answer:
Thanks for your question on HealthcareMagic.
I can understand your concern.

Pleurisy is inflammation of pleural layers.
There are two pleural layers surrounding lungs:
1. Visceral pleura
2. Parietal pleura
When they are inflamed it is known as pleurisy.

Most common symptom is chest pain on deep breathing, coughing, sneezing, yawning.

Other common symptoms are a cough, fever, breathlessness, weight loss etc.

Hope I have solved your query. I will be happy to help you further.

Wish you good health.

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