Pleural Disorders
Pleural Disorders

Pleural Disorders Symptoms

Pleural disorders may occur with no symptoms, or they may have obvious symptoms. Symptoms and complications vary depending on the pleural disorder and how severe it is.

Symptoms for pleural disorders may include:

  • Chest pain that is sharp or stabbing and gets worse when you breathe in deeply or cough or sneeze
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath
  • Low weight or slow rate of weight gain in children: Usually the weight is well below the child’s ideal weight or the average weight of other children of the same age.
  • Fever
  • Fatigue
  • Bluish skin caused by not getting enough oxygen
  • Anxiety
  • Rapid heart rate
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