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... 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)
... how long does pleurisy last (2 replies)
... how long does pleurisy last? ... (1 replies)

... I had pneumonia for a month and now pleurisy for about three weeks. Dr. ... (0 replies)
... I would suggest that you ask for a referral to a pulmonologist. It sounds like there is more than pneumonia going on, especially considering the weight loss. Did they do a sputum culture, when you were in for pneumonis the first time? You made need a broncoscopy with washings, to determine if there is something going on, other than plain old pneumonia. Sometimes, Drs. get... (5 replies)
... plus you have pleurisy which takes longer to get rid of. ... (5 replies)
... 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)
... 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
... for nine days, tomorrow is my last day but the pain has not subsided much. I found an herb called pleurisy root, it is suppose to reduce inflammation and help to heel the lungs. I hope it works. Does anyone know how long pleurisy lasts, and or have any suggestions? ... (6 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)
... mine has always lasted for about a week after I start on an antibiotic. The pain gradually vanishes. Are you on an antibiotic yet? If I get plurisy I always know that I have come down with pneumonia. (2 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)
... 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)
... he went on and on about how concerned he was and that i needed to see a thoracic surgeon post haste. his nurse made the appointment. ... (0 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 I felt much much better. I was also put on a steroid burst, which made it much easier to breathe. I've had pleurisy a couple times now.. ... (7 replies)

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