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How can pleurisy be treated?

I was diagnosed with pleurisy a couple months ago, ibuprofen was prescribed and it got better, except I still have pain with cardio activities such as tennis. Should I go back to the doctor to see if I need a round of antibiotics? Or could it be something else?
Tue, 1 Aug 2017
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Dentist 's  Response
Hi..

Welcome to healthcare magic.

After treatment of pleurisy still you have problem of pain than consult a pulmonologist for clinical examination.
Auscaltation of respiratory sound helpful in diagnosis..
chest x ray can done if needed...
Consult a pulmonologist for further treatment.

Get well soon..
Thank you.
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