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Back pain, pressure while breathing. Chest X-ray shows fluid in lungs.History of acute bronchitis. Treatment?

Hi, I was diagnosed with Acute Bronchitis 2 weeks ago. A chest x-ray revealed hat I was beginning to retain fluid in my right lung . I have been on antibiotics for two weeks and just finished them 3 days ago, however I have severe back pain , mainly on my right side but. When I breath I feel pressure in my back. Cold this be related to the bronchitis or could I have something else?
Asked On : Mon, 28 May 2012
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Welcome to Healthcaremagic.

The pain and the pressure you are feeling could be due to the fluid in the pleural cavity.This fluid usually accumulates when there are underlying paranchymal conditions in the lungs.

Most of times the fluid gets reabsorbed on own and need no intervention and when it is severe then there would be need for its removal from there by needle aspiration.

Wish you good health.
Answered: Mon, 28 May 2012
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