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... how long does pleurisy last? ... (1 replies)
... I couldnt understand this, but my doctor said it was likely to be pleurisy that had perhaps gone undetected, and gave me three courses of antibiotics plus pain killers over the 7 weeks its been from then up to today as i type this. ... (1 replies)
... sy. if it's viral, I believe it's much shorter than if caused by an autoimmune disease. General answers that I've seen say it's an average of 2 or 3 weeks, but can last up to a few months. I'm still having pleurisy pain and I've had it for 7 weeks now. I'm told mine is viral because all tests have come back negative. ... (2 replies)

... I had pleurisy earlier this year. It lasted approximately 3 months. Even after a regiment of antibiotics. It was very painful the entire time. I have COPD. ... (1 replies)
... Hi everyone: I used to be an avid poster/reader on this board and now had to re-register as I havent been here in a while! Hoping to get some advice/answers for this as its literally making me crazy. I was diagnosed w/pluerisy approx. a months ago after being miserable for much longer with pain and discomfort in the middle of my back/right side. It started with just a... (0 replies)
... rays and CT scans showed no blebs, and the doctor told me that I shouldn't worry about it happening again, as long as I didn't do and mountain climbing or scuba diving. ... (0 replies)
... Sorry for the long post! ... (6 replies)
Oct 5, 2003
... I was diagnosed with pleurisy in August. At first I had sharp, stabbing pains in my chest when I breathed. Now I experience a dull pain when I breathe. ... (3 replies)
Jul 2, 2002
... I had pneumonia for a month and now I have pleurisy, have had for about three weeks. I can not stand the pain! Dr. ... (6 replies)
... house, which over here is practically unheard of now, but it never used to be like this. Well after waiting 5 hours for his dr I rang them back and complained at how awful it is to sit for 5 hours struggling with my breathing and still no dr has come, their answer was they are busy. ... (12 replies)
... I too have had the same problems that you describe. It started about 4 years ago, and it has been really bad the last 2. I've had Pleurisy 6 times in the last 3 years and Bronchitis twice in same length of time. ... (30 replies)
Jan 4, 2004
... and was told it was pleurisy. I was also told it can be induced by just about anything, and mine was induced by asthma. ... (7 replies)

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