Lifestyle and home remedies

By Mayo Clinic Staff

The following steps might help relieve symptoms related to pleurisy:

  • Take medication. Take medication such as ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin IB, others) as needed to relieve pain and inflammation.
  • Get plenty of rest. Find the position that causes you the least discomfort and try to stay in it. Even when you start to feel better, be careful not to overdo it.
Jan. 02, 2014

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