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How do I manage my pleurisy on a daily basis?

Doctors usually prescribe medications to help alleviate the painful and uncomfortable symptoms that come with pleurisy, so one of the best ways to manage your condition is to follow your doctor's instructions about these medications. Lying on the side where your pleurisy hurts the most may provide some relief. Your doctor may also suggest that you get plenty of sleep. Talk to your doctor about other ways to manage your pleurisy.

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