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Dr Uzair
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Category: Medical
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Experience:  MBBS, FCPS (R) General Surgery. Years of experience in Emergency Medicine.
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I think I may have pleurisy, No - pain in one area below my

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I think I may have pleurisy
JA: What are all your symptoms? Have you talked to a doctor about pleurisy?
Customer: No - pain in one area below my right breast radiating to my right shoulder pain on breathing and occasional stabbing pain.
JA: Got it. Have you seen a doctor about pleurisy?
Customer: No only started yesterday
JA: Thank you so much for your time. Finally, is there anything else in your medical history you think the Doctor should know?
Customer: Under active thyroid
Submitted: 6 days ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr Uzair replied 6 days ago.
Hello, my name is***** and I shall be assisting you today. I'm reviewing your query & will get back to you shortly. Thank you for your patience.
Expert:  Dr Uzair replied 6 days ago.

Do you have nausea loss of appetite breathing issues congestion or cough?

Customer: replied 6 days ago.
No nausea
Stabbing pain on breathing which can cause cough
Expert:  Dr Uzair replied 6 days ago.

Yes, these can be symptoms of pleurisy and you should see a doctor for a thorough evaluation, including imaging to confirm the exact diagnosis. Meanwhile, taking ibuprofen 600mg thrice a day for a couple of days would help.

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