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Pleural Rub?
Nov 5, 2004
... If it is a pleural rub (which sounds with a stethoscope like creaking leather,) and it isn't causing you any discomfort, from what I understand, they aren't usually too worried about treating it. I think they might try to see if it's anything more serious just by like taking an X-ray or something, so it's still a good idea to let a doctor know. (2 replies)
... I have had a pleural friction rub for almost two years!!! Mine doesn't cause any pain though. My pulmonary specialist said mine must be in an area that wouldn't cause pain. ... (4 replies)
... but when the Pleural rub started i had a cough and blocked nose and was on tablets but that went ages ago. But i cant seem to get rid off the pain in my back when i breath in deeply. ... (4 replies)

... a pleural rub is usually due to some irritation of the pleural membrane which surrounds your lung....when the inflammation goes away, so will the rub. ... (4 replies)
... hey all, i went up the doctors the other day because i had a pain in my back when i breath in deeply and they said i have a Pleural Rub and they said it will go away on its own but ive had it for about 3-4 months now is that normal? also does it really go on its own? thank you all (4 replies)
... Sometimes i twill go away and sometimes it won't. Sometimes they will prescribe nonsteroidal anti inflammatories if the rub is causing you lots of pain, and for some people this gets rid of the rub forever, and some people it just gets rid of the pain. ... (4 replies)
... ray apparently normal, although the sister conducting the test said that he had the odd coarse crackle and could hear what sounded like pleural rub. His chest sounded quieter at the right base than the left. No ankle swelling and no heart murmurs. No abdominal or liver tenderness. ... (0 replies)
... I talked to my doctor , he told me it could be a pleural friction , not to worry about . ... (0 replies)
Pleural Rub?
Oct 21, 2004
... A couple of other things. I have no pain, no cough and no discomfort. (2 replies)
Pleural Rub?
Oct 21, 2004
... I have a question. I have a strange sound coming from my lungs...I think. When I turn my upper body from side to side I wheeze or it sounds like something is rubbing against something. It's hard to explain. My breathing is normal for the most part other than that. I first noticed it after coming inside from sitting around a smoky campfire. I believe it's gotten better... (2 replies)
... Thank you for your reply--definitely getting it checked out later. Since this pain is not continuous but sporadic does the doctor mostly hear the "pleural rub" sound while it's hurting or they should be able to hear that sound anytime, even when it hasn't been hurting that day? Thanks again. (16 replies)
... diagnosed because while listening to your chest, the doctor will hear something called the "pleural rub", which is a grating sound that the pleura make when they rub together. ... (16 replies)
... ray but she did mentioned she could hear the pleural rub thing. What causes this and did anyone else hjave these sort of pains. Also my gallbladder is not functioning properly. ... (13 replies)
... I have been told that I have pleural rub also. Mine is due to recurrent pulmonary embolisms. I urge you, if it hasnt been done already, to request a vq san. ... (13 replies)
... ray and a chest cat scan. Everything came back normal. He was baffled so sent me to a pulmonary specialist. The specialist said I have a pleural friction rub and that there is nothing wrong with my lungs. He did say that he's a little baffled by the fact that the rub hasn't gone away. ... (22 replies)
... The pleural rub thing, yes, it'll likely go away, and going away doesn't have to mean six months, either. ... (13 replies)
... it's very easy to hear pleural rub on people for whom it causes no pain, because they can take the deep breaths required to hear the sound properly. ... (13 replies)
... ray and a CT scan of my chest. Everything came back normal so the pulmonary specialist said it is a pleural friction rub and was caused by a virus. He said it should eventually go away. Well, here it is 6 months later and I still have it. The specialist is stumped. ... (13 replies)
... the pleura is actually 2 layers of connective tissue, one that lines your ribcage inside and one that lines your lungs outside. They are lubricated inside with pleural fluid and keep your lungs able to expand freely. This is especially likely if you feel the pain only on or mostly on inspiration. ... (1 replies)
... It could be any number of things, from as benign as an occasional pleural rub to muscular strains to something seriously wrong. ... (9 replies)


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