What factors increase the chance of developing pleurisy?
Developing pleurisy is more likely in people who are prone to viral or bacterial infections. A chest injury, exposure to asbestos, or an underlying medical condition or lung problem can also increase the chances of pleurisy.
Author: Lauren Donley
First answered: 10 Nov 2014
Last reviewed: 19 May 2018
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