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Pleural effusion, tuberculosis. Taking antibiotics. X-ray, sonography still detects it. Treatment?

I WAS SUFFERING FROM PLEURAL EFFUSION AND INDENTIFIED TB IN THAT. AFTER THAT I HAD UNDERGONE REGULAR MEDICATION FOR 8 MONTHS AND BECOME HEALTHY. NOW AFTER THE 5 MONTHS OF COMPLETION OF TREATMENT; DURING THE REGULAR MEDICAL CHECK UP IN MY OFFICE IN SONOGRAPHY AND THE X-RAY THE DOCTOR TOLD ME THE PLEURAL EFFUSION BUT I DONT HV ANY PROBLEM OR SYMPTOMS. IS IT OKAY
Asked On : Thu, 20 Dec 2012
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hi dear
it is very unusual for pleural effusion to persist once TB ia cured...but common error in chest x rays which is made is to confuse pleural thickening with pleural effusion which is a normal sequale of pleural TB. if this is not the case, consult your doctor
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