Why are the pathologic conditions peritonitis, pleurisy, and pericarditis all accompanied by pain?

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Why are the pathologic conditions peritonitis, pleurisy, and pericarditis all accompanied by pain?

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In medical terms anything that ends in ‘-itis’ means swelling. So with swelling comes pain. Pleurisy is swelling and fluid on the pleura of the lung lining which is a step down from pneumonia. Hope this helps and have a great day/night.