Do You Know What Is Pleurodynia?

Q:
Do you know what is pleurodynia?

A:
Pleurodynia is a disease often caused by the Coxsackie B virus or other viruses. The common symptoms of pleurodynia include headache, fever and chest pain, but the most common one is severe pain in the lower chest. The chest pain often occurs suddenly on only one side and makes you feel difficult to breath.

General speaking, if the pleurodynia lasts a week, it will be fatal for you. Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs can be used to treat this disease. And you can also put a hot pack on the affected muscles to ease symptoms.

Moreover, pleurodynia may relapse during the following weeks after recovery.

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