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Signs, symptoms & indicators of Pleurisy:
 
 
Symptoms - Respiratory  Chest pain when breathing out or chest pain when breathing in or chest pain when breathing
 The hallmark of pleurisy is severe chest pain that starts suddenly. Often strong or stabbing when taking a deep breath or coughing, the pain usually subsides or disappears between breaths, and it is usually felt on one side of the stomach area or lower chest. There may also be fever, pain when moving, or fast, shallow breathing. The patient will typically be able to point to the exact location of the pain. In some people, the pain spreads to the neck, shoulder, or abdomen.
 
 


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