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Is there a cure for pleurisy?

Whether pleurisy can be cured or not depends on what condition is causing it. Generally, if the medical condition you have that is causing pleurisy is diagnosed and treated early, pleurisy is expected to be fully cured after treatment. Talk to your doctor about the prognosis for your pleurisy.

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What do I need to know about caring for someone with pleurisy?
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The main thing for you to understand about pleurisy is that it is painful. Your loved one may be in ...
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What is pleurisy?
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Pleurisy is a lung condition where the lining of your lungs and chest cavity are inflamed. The lung ...
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Is pleurisy known by any other names?
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There are other names for pleurisy. The painful lung condition is also known as pleuritis, pleuritic...
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How do other illnesses affect pleurisy?
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The most significant way that other illnesses affect pleurisy is that they cause the condition in th...
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