Do You Know How to Get Rid of Pleurisy?

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Pleurisy occurs when the tissue that covers the lungs and chest wall becomes inflamed. It can produce a sudden sharp, stabbing, burning or dull pain in the chest and may develop some complications.

Medical treatments and lifestyle changes can help you get rid of pleurisy:

Medical treatment
  • Antibiotics (if pleurisy caused by bacteria.)
  • Antifungal drugs (if pleurisy caused by fungus.)
  • Improve without the help of drugs (if pleurisy caused by virus.)
  • Ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin IB, others) to relieve pain and inflammation.
Lifestyle changes
  • Getting rest.
  • Lying on the painful side may be more comfortable.
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