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Pleurisy

Also called: Pleuritis

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NO....pleurisy is inflammation of the outside lining of the lung and lung cavity usually caused by a virus.  The CPAP will not cause pleurisy.
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Extreme coughing can bruise the ribs and will cause tenderness in the rib area
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Pleurisy is a type of bacterial chest infection. It will go away but only if you see a doctor and get antibiotics. Other medications  may be...
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Assuming that his diagnosis was correct.....and as long as he is comfortable and feeling better on his medications, pleurisy should not be a big...
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Pleurisy can be caused by any of the following conditions: Infections: bacterial (including those that cause tuberculosis), fungi, parasites, or...
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External splinting of the chest wall and pain medication can reduce the pain of pleurisy. Treatment of the underlying disease, of course, ultimately...
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Pleurisy describes the chest pain syndrome characterized by a sharp chest pain that worsens with breathing. Pleurisy is caused by inflammation of the...
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Symptoms of pleurisy include: pain in the chest that is aggravated by breathing shortness of breath a "stabbing" sensation The most common...
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The pain of pleurisy is very distinctive. The pain is in the chest and is usually sharp and aggravated by breathing. However, the pain can be...
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Pleurisy describes the chest pain syndrome characterized by a sharp chest pain that worsens with breathing. Pleurisy is caused by inflammation of the...
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Pleurisy Root has insufficient evidence for: Coughs, pleurisy (lung inflammation), disorders of the uterus, pain, spasms, bronchitis, influenza...
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The appropriate dose of pleurisy root depends on several factors such as the user's age, health, and several other conditions. At this time there is...
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Major Interaction - Do not take this combination Digoxin (Lanoxin) interacts with Pleurisy Root Digoxin (Lanoxin) helps the heart beat more strongly...
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Pleurisy root does not appear to be safe because it contains a potent chemical that is similar to the prescription drug digoxin (Lanoxin). It might...
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Pleurisy is a plant. The root is used as medicine.
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