ABSTRACT – Pleurisy is a condition where there is a pain in a membrane called pleura which is situated...
Pleurisy is a condition where there is a pain in a membrane called pleura which is situated inside the chest cavity and around the lining of the lungs. This condition results in swelling of pleura and severe pain in the chest. Deep inhaling, coughing, sneezing and laughing becomes difficult due to severe pain. It can get cured with medications but can be life threatening if left untreated.
Bacterial, fungal or viral infections
Autoimmune diseases like Rheumatoid Arthritis
SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS –
Severe chest pain
Difficulty in breathing