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... away. I think I got it from having a nasty bought with bronchitis not 2 long before. I also have had pleurisy. For some reason or another, my asthma triggers pleurisy when it gets real bad. ... (16 replies)
... after determining it wasnt my heart, the doc did an xray and said i probably had the viral form of pleurisy. after a week and a half of no improvement i went back to the doc. ... (1 replies)
... I am not sure how my doctor can conclude that I have the viral type of pleurisy if he has done no tests. I have had terrible pain in my shoulder blades for about three weeks. It went away for about a week and now it is back. ... (3 replies)

... rn is really around pleurisy. I was wondering if people with any of the three conditions I've mentioned could relate their experiences, symptoms, etc. The reason pleurisy concerns me, is that it is a symptom of another underlying disorder. ... (6 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 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)
... I've been told that you can get both from a viral infection. The pain I had from Costocondritis was above my breasts and the pain from Pleurisy is below my breasts. ... (16 replies)
... Pleurisy is a symptom, not a disease in itself. Once a dr hears pleurisy they have to figure out what is causing itself and theres a huge slew of things that can cause it(any kind of viral/bacterial infection, asthma, surgery, etc, etc). 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... (16 replies)
Nov 14, 2009
... Sounds like pleurisy to me. Mine happened right after a coughing episode also. You can take advil, but def go to the doctor for some stronger meds. ... (6 replies)
Nov 26, 2008
... 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)
... Anyway, yeah, pleurisy can be, and often is, associated with some other disease process....usually an infection. And yes, a viral infection is a possibility. ... (3 replies)
... Actually, I would say that that definitely sounds more like viral chostochondritis. ... (4 replies)
... Pleurisy can be caused by a viral infection. Have the doctor's ruled out Valley Fever? ... (6 replies)
Apr 15, 2005
... The sharp, fleeting pain in your chest that pleurisy causes is made worse by coughing, sneezing, moving and deep breathing. ... (0 replies)
... weeks. More common in smokers, and after a viral infection. Can be related to autoimmune disorders that cause inflammation. A chest CT scan rules out most serious issues, especially if done with contrast. ... (3 replies)
Jan 4, 2004
... and I felt much much better. I was also put on a steroid burst, which made it much easier to breathe. I've had pleurisy a couple times now.. ... (7 replies)
... I would like to hear from anyone who has gone through this or has any medical information. I had a viral infection for about a week. After all symptoms were gone except for a chesty cought, I began light running and biking on stationary bike. ... (1 replies)
... Pleurisy can be caused by a viral infection. Have the doctor's ruled out Valley Fever? ... (6 replies)
... You can get viral pneumonia from bronchitis. Twice, I have had bronchitis that I did not treat soon enough, and it went into pneumonia in both of my lungs. ... (2 replies)
... On the other hand, if you are having difficulty breathing, you may have pleurisy which pretty much floats in the same boat as far as treatments go! ... (4 replies)

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