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... 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)
... 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 take to heal (0 replies)
... how long does pleurisy last (2 replies)
... how long does pleurisy last? ... (1 replies)
Pleurisy
Aug 22, 2005
... How long does it take for this to go away. The pain has eased up, but not completely. ... (2 replies)
Pleurisy
Mar 2, 2010
... Did you ever get your pleurisy resolved? ... (7 replies)
Pleurisy
Mar 15, 2009
... how long does pleurisy take to heal (0 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)
... 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)
How common is it?
Oct 20, 2007
... t get a "worst case" diagnosis and all was taken care of with a few meds. I'm sorry to here that you haven't been feeling well...and with no word on your biopsy. How long has it been? ... (91 replies)
... Sorry for the long post! ... (6 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)
... any ideas how long the viral form of pleurisy can take to fully recover from? ... (1 replies)
Pleurisy
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)
... I had pneumonia for a month and now pleurisy for about three weeks. Dr. ... (0 replies)
... Pegkro--THANK YOU so much for your reply and advice. Funny-my GP said almost the exact same thing yesterday--even abt the forest for the trees. He wanted to admit me to the hospital yesterday--that would get pulmonary dr into see me and they can run the necessary tests asap--vs sending me home on oral antibiotics and waiting a week to see someone-and then another week for the... (5 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)
Possible Pleurisy?
Nov 26, 2011
... d for my health and a habit I really need to break. It might be worth mentioning I had some strange symptoms such as night sweats, dry mouth and fast heart rate. How much of this is due to exhaustion, I don't know. ... (0 replies)




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