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www.medicinenet.com/is_pleurisy_contagious/article.htm

Oct 11, 2017 ... Pleurisy is inflammation of the double layered membrane that surrounds the lungs. Pleurisy itself is not contagious, but some underlying diseases or conditions may cause pleurisy to be contagious (for example TB, bacterial pneumonia, and the flu). Underlying causes that are not contagious include heart  ...

www.medicinenet.com/pleurisy/article.htm

Pleurisy, an inflammation of the lining around the lungs, is associated with sharp chest pain upon breathing in. Cough, chest tenderness, and shortness of breath are other symptoms associated with pleurisy. Pleurisy pain can be managed with pain medication and by external splinting of the chest wall.

www.sharecare.com/health/pleurisy-inflammation/pleurisy-contagious

Pleurisy is not a contagious condition. However, sometimes the condition that leads to pleurisy is contagious. Infections such as influenza, pneumonia.

www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/158813.php

Oct 13, 2017 ... During pleurisy, they rub against one another. This rubbing is the cause of the chest pain associated with pleurisy. Pleurisy used to be a common complication of bacterial pneumonia, but it is now less common due to the introduction of antibiotics. Pleurisy is only contagious if the underlying infection is also ...

www.rxlist.com/is_pleurisy_contagious/article.htm

Oct 11, 2017 ... Pleurisy is inflammation of the double layered membrane that surrounds the lungs. Pleurisy itself is not contagious, but some underlying diseases or conditions may cause pleurisy to be contagious (for example TB, bacterial pneumonia, and the flu). Underlying causes that are not contagious include heart  ...

www.webmd.com/lung/understanding-pleurisy-basics

Mar 26, 2017 ... WebMD explains pleurisy, including causes and treatment.

www.findatopdoc.com/Healthy-Living/Is-Pleurisy-Contagious

Our lungs are separated from the chest cavity by a very thin membrane that folds onto itself, forming a two-layered membrane known as the pleura. Between the two layers is a small cavity known as the pleural membrane. This cavity is filled with a small quantity of lubricating fluid, the primary function of which is to allow the ...

www.healthline.com/health/pleurisy

Mar 30, 2017 ... Pleurisy occurs when the tissues that line your lungs and chest wall become inflamed or infected, causing extreme pain. It is often treated with antibiotics.

www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/pleurisy/symptoms-causes/syc-20351863

Nov 12, 2016 ... Pleurisy is a condition in which the tissues that line the lungs and chest cavity ( pleura) become inflamed, causing sharp chest pain that worsens during breathing.