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Dr. Andrew Rynne
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How can a scar tissue in the chest be treated?

Hi Doc,i just want to ask of is there any medicine to take for the Pleurodiaphragmatic Adhesion? My sister just undergo xray and was found out that she has this issue! So she is not fit to work abroad because of this. Any medicine to take to remove the scar on her chest? Thanks you...
Thu, 23 Aug 2018
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Hello,

It won’t require any treatment unless it become symptomatic and causes symptoms like breathlessness and severe cough.In most of the cases no treatment is required and close monitoring with a yearly CT scan only is required.

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