Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
124 Doctors are Online

Pneumonia, Breathing trouble, Mild pleural Effusion

My father admitted nursing home last week due to numonia...he got breathing trouble, after city scan doctor report is telling Mild pleural Effusion .....what is that ?
Asked On : Fri, 23 Mar 2012
Answers:  1 Views:  171
Report Abuse
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions
Medical Topics
Pathologist and Microbiologist 's  Response
Hello. Welcome to HCM,
Pleural effusion is a a condition of accumulation of fluid in between the layers of pleura which forms outer and inner covers for the lungs. There can be many causes for the same-clues for diagnosis come from cytological examination of pleural fluid. and also submit it for biochemical analysis.
That will be helpful in guiding diagnosis and therapy.
Take care
Answered: Fri, 23 Mar 2012
I find this answer helpful
Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer. For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]


Loading Online Doctors....
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor