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Is there a vaccine for pleurisy?

Since it arises from other medical conditions, there is no vaccine for pleurisy. However, there are vaccines for some of the viral infections that often cause it, such as influenza. Getting vaccinated for these infections will help prevent pleurisy.

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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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Is pleurisy serious?
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The conditions that cause pleurisy are usually more serious than the condition itself. Though pleuri...
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How long does pleurisy last?
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How long pleurisy lasts depends on what causes it. If the cause can be fully treated and cured, such...
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