... I think taking the naproxen regularly, twice a day, will help the most. You may be feeling some residual pleurisy in your back, as it can be felt front or back or both. ... (7 replies)
... n I breathe in, it feels really raw way deep down, like at the bottom of my esophagus. The breathing doesn't create any sharp stabbing pain, though, but I've had Pleurisy before, and the pain is similar, only far less severe than before. ... (0 replies)
... Hi, I would ask for a sputum test & have them send it to lab to see if there is anything growing from it i.e. mycobacterium.
I have had 'all the symptom' you mentioned, and just recently, I also had night sweats, low grade fever, chest/lung pain left side over near heart,
back pain, shortness breath, cough productive with same stuff being let up....
turned out I had ... (3 replies)
... back pain when breathing in. ... (10 replies)
... yep. NSAID's such as motrin and advil will help the pain. and so will deep breathing. (1 replies)
... i have had this pain in my back when i breath in deeply for months now. ... (1 replies)
... I had pneumonia for a month and now pleurisy for about three weeks. Dr. ... (0 replies)
... ng out of the ordinary, which was a relief, but still kind of disconcerting. I say that, because it's really not that nice when you go to the hospital for chest pain and they give the "I dunno" response. ... (0 replies)
... I am 22, Male. Around 2 months ago I got back from backpacking in Ukraine and Russia, so my sleeping pattern is still terrible. ... (0 replies)
... to cat scan that day. i go with his advice. i get the scan and while i'm still there, the nurse says, the doc is on the phone and "he wants you to get your ass back to the office now" didn't say why. ... (0 replies)
... My doctor said some of my pain sounded like Pleurisy. I guess it's nothing to worry about. I don't think he takes any of my problems seriously, truth to be told. ... (27 replies)
... I've had pleurisy on both sides of my chest and back. Its been 2 months so far. ... (7 replies)
... I am 22 years old healthy athlete in great shape , and I have had all the required testing done , everything came back negative , they say i have pleurisy that was most likely caused by my sinus infection i never got taken care of. IT is viral . ... (7 replies)
... 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)
... ut I don't like the way that makes me feel. It hurts so bad it feels like an effusion again. It's in my shoulders, rib cage, collar bone and even around to the back of my rib cage. It hurts with exertion. The only thing that seems to temporarily relieve it is a moist heating pad. ... (1 replies)
... I have a constant dull pain and presure feeling that drives me round the bend! ... (3 replies)
... i started having some weird pain in the middle of my chest last night, it was kinda dull and really only when i laid a certain way. i woke up this morning and i could really feel it. ... (5 replies)
... but a few days after leaving the hospital i had a cigarette and i started feeling that familiar pain in my side. ... (8 replies)
Pleurisy can be caused by a viral infection. Have the doctor's ruled out Valley Fever? Please ask your pulmonologist what his findings are. You may want to get copies of your report to bring to any followup appts. with your primary.
As far as the weight loss, you are going to have to be aggressive with your diet to make sure you don't keep losing. I would suggest... (6 replies)
... hi all.. I had pleurisy back in sept. ... (6 replies)