How to Relieve Pleurisy Pain?

Q:
How to relieve pleurisy pain?

A:
Pleurisy occurs when the tissue that covers the lungs and chest wall becomes inflamed. It is often caused by bacterial infections, virus and fungus. Patients with pleurisy will feel a sudden sharp, or dull pain in the chest when they breath, cough, or sneeze.

Following suggestions may help relieve pleurisy pain:

  • Getting more rest.
  • Taking ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin IB, others) to relieve pain.
  • Lying on the painful side may make you feel more comfortable.

If you still feel bad, please talk to your doctor for more treatment.

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