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... kea, 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)
... well I have2 of those three things....I just skipped the pleurisy part. And I'm a smoker too, who is having a real hard time quitting! ... (6 replies)

... coidosis, a granulomatous disease that is uncommon but benign and usually is self limited and resolves within 2 years. It does not sound like cancer. Some of the CT disorders that cause inflammatory are like rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, mixed connective tissue disease. ... (3 replies)
Pleurisy
Aug 8, 2009
... I first was diagnosed with pleurisy a few years ago....I had the most incredible stabbing pain when I took a deep breath in, and thought I was having a heart attack so I went to the ER... ... (6 replies)
... thank you both for the replies:angel: he called me and said the x-rays looked normal and no sign of clots, etc. he said he thought my cartilidge was inflammed and to take some aleve a few times per day. he thought it should go away in about a week. however, if it doesn't...i will definitley be getting a CT-scan for sure. i've also been on the pill for close to 10... (5 replies)
... they did the biopsy. Thank god it turned out to be Sarcoidosis. But you did the right thing getting an xray and I would think if everything doesn't go away, a CT scan. Good luck I know it can be extremely painful at times. ... (5 replies)
... They found them with a CT scan. They decided to do a CT scan after everything else came back "normal" just incase and sure enough there they were. I think everyone there was totally shocked as I was only 26 at the time. ... (5 replies)
... kea, 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)
... I'm thinking of going sometime in the spring to have it checked out. 1. Should it be a pulmonary doctor and a CT scan? ... (16 replies)
Lung nodules
Sep 11, 2012
... Did they do a CT of chest? ... (12 replies)
... After a CT scan it turns out that I have pleurisy (inflammation of lining of the lung), a lingering effect of the pneumonia. Anyone else have this and how long it took to get back to normal? (1 replies)
... Hi. I'm a 42 year old woman in pretty good health, relatively speaking. I recently moved to Colorado from Baltimore (about 2 years ago). Anyway, to make a long story short, I have a weird health history. At age 15 I had a pericardial effusion, followed by a pleural effusion, high fevers, and a very hyperactive thyroid. I was hospitalized twice for lengthy periods of time... (1 replies)
Lung Nodules found
Apr 12, 2007
... but we would have to wait for the next CT scan. I'm not good at waiting.. ... (8 replies)
... ray my doctor didn't like. I too had a CT scan of the chest the next day, Jan. 24 of this year. However, the report explained what my nodules were. It turned out to be calcified granuloma. ... (8 replies)
... that is great. To me knowledge is power, the 1st doc didn't have a clue what was wrong with my hubby, I had to figure out that he had pleurisy from reading about it. ... (6 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)
... ilus by a huge amount to try and prevent these antibiotics from tearing my stomach and intestines up. I had never had any lung problems except in the 80's I had pleurisy and pneumonia. I have not had a cold in over 15 years. I have been taking a handful of various vitamins for the last 25 years or so. ... (104 replies)
... valley fever. I'm having my first CAT scan tonight, actually. I just recovered from bronchitis and also have pleurisy. I'm hoping that it is just a scar from the respiratory infection. ... (3 replies)
... I've been experiencing sudden, sharp pain at the base of my left breast for several months - it can last from 3 seconds to 18 minutes. Thusfar, a doctor has not been able to provide a reason nor a solution to get it to stop. I'm very frustrated - this is interfering with my life and I want it to stop. Any ideas? The pain happens whenever ... I have not been unable to... (0 replies)




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