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Sunday, July 26, 2009 Missy, Community Member, asks

Q: will a z-pack help cure pleurisy?

My mom has COPD and woke up with sharp pain rasiating under her breast around her left side and up into hershoulders and has had "hot flashes" took her to express care to r/o pnuemonis they told her it was bronchitis flaring up but she doesn't think so all the symptoms point to pluerisy what do you think and if it is misdiagnosed will a Z-pack and steroids help it as well?

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By Missy, Community Member— Last Modified: 07/26/09, First Published: 07/26/09