Pleura

What is Pleura?

The serous membrane that lines the different parts of the wall of the pulmonary cavity; called costal, diaphragmatic, and mediastinal, according to the parts invested.

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when I cough I get a sharp pain in my chest like someone has a hot poker across my chest pain up towards my shoulder?...

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Brief Answer:
Likely to be due to a viral infection.

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My husband was diagnosed with Stage IIA (T1ab-T2a, N1) Lung cancer. He had a lobectomy 2 weeks ago and thinks he is cancer free based on what his...

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Hello dear. I have gone through the reports. Of course the tumor involves pleura, but still the stage of the disease remains the same. The tumor...

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I have had a productive severe cough for 8 weeks with fatigue. I have had colored sputum since the cough started. It started out green/yellow and...

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No need to worry for mesothelioma.

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