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- Pleurisy (pleuritis)
Pleurisy (pleuritis) is a health condition that occurs when the pleura, the thin layer of tissue that covers the lungs, becomes inflamed. Pleurisy (pleuritis) can be caused by a variety of things, including viruses, bacteria, and even lung cancer.
When the pleurae (membrane lining the thoracic cavity and the lungs) are swollen or inflamed, they may rub against each other, resulting in severe chest pain.
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- Respiratory syncytial virus (rsv) infection
Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) infection is a common respiratory virus that causes cold-like symptoms. It commonly affects infants by the time they reach the age of two.
Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) infection symptoms are minor in adults and older, healthy children, and they often resemble the common cold.
Some people, like infants aged 12 months and younger (infants), especially premat Read More
- Upper respiratory tract infection
The respiratory system consists of a network of organs like the nose, mouth, voice box, windpipe, airways, lungs, blood vessels, and specific muscles. All work together in a coordinated manner and help in respiration.
Upper Respiratory Tract Infections (URTI) occurs in the nasal passage and the throat. It includes common cold, rhinitis (inflammation of the nasal cavity), sinusitis (when the air-filled spaces behind the nasal bon Read More