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Aug 22, 2005
... y have a clot. Her numbers were off the charts. They did an additional test, and couldn't find a clot. They also told her it was probably pleurisy. She'd had pleurisy before, and it didn't feel like that. They put here on steroids and sent her home. ... (2 replies)
... Have been reading past posts on lung symptoms and the closest one to what I think I have is pleurisy. ... (16 replies)
Nov 9, 2009
... after googling my query "lower right chest pain" i now think that i have pleurisy.. all symptoms lead to this condition. I feel like being poked on my lower right chest and hurts everytime i cough, sneeze, breathe deep. ... (6 replies)

Nov 9, 2009
... after googling my query "lower right chest pain" i now think that i have pleurisy.. all symptoms lead to this condition. I feel like being poked on my lower right chest and huts everytime i cough, sneeze, breathe deep. ... (7 replies)
... 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... ... (5 replies)
... i just wanted to let everyone know that what i had wasn't pleurisy or atelectstasis. i got blood clots after surgery and they moved to my lungs. i just got out of the hospital after a week of being on blood thinners. now i have to stay on them for 6 months to get rid of the clots. ... (8 replies)
... It sounds as if a call to your doctor may be a good thing. How did they treat your pleurisy before? ... (8 replies)
... Many years ago I had a bought of pleurisy after bronchitis and the feeling was one that I've not forgotten. As you may know pleurisy is a fancy name for a swelling on the sack around your heart, and is cause vy excess fluid built up there. ... (6 replies)
... Thanks. I saw the pulmonologist yesterday and he prescribed the medication you mentioned for when it flares. He's sending me to an affiliated rheumatologist, I have an appointment for monday. He did blood work for lupus and said something about sjogrens and lupus going together. ... (13 replies)
... and thought that might be contributing to the pleurisy, to help with secretions but I guess I've been grasping at straws. Your right, I've stopped taking it. Thanks for clarifying that. ... (13 replies)
... Asthma can be a trigger for pleurisy. ... (13 replies)
... Sorry, I haven't checked back here in a while. Thanks for all the replies! ... (16 replies)
... Once the cause is found and treated..theoritically the pleuritic pain will go away. My dr tells me to take advil when I have pleuritic pain..and thats standard treatment for the pain really, once the cause is being treated. ... (16 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. ... (5 replies)
... Im new to the boards and unsure if this is the right place to post. ... (5 replies)
... For a couple of months now, I've been having problems with pleurisy and bronchitis... For those of you that know what the hospitals are like around here... lol. ... (0 replies)
SP Panic
Dec 22, 2012
... not as bad as to be frequently hospitalized but I always have to have an inhaler handy. At the start of October I was diagnosed with tonsillitis and was put on penicillin. ... (0 replies)
Chest pain
Nov 22, 2012
... I'm in the midst of an asthma flare up due to a cold. I'm having chest tightness and shortness of breath. These aren't unusual for my asthma symptoms. What is unusual is the pain that I have in my chest and ribs. I feel the pain in my upper chest, breastbone and ribs. ... (0 replies)
... my friend has a friend who is an internist. when the whole thing started, we had him call in a z pack and went on vacation for 4th of july. well, things got worse and yadda yadda ended up in ER blowing a 250 on that breathing thing. ... (0 replies)
... ray, and this evening she'll tell me whether I need to have the excess fluid drained surgically or not. ... (0 replies)

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