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What is the treatment suggested for pleural effusion thickening?

hi doc.. i just had my thoracentesis twice last week and they drained almost 1.2 L of fluid.. but on my recent follow to my doctor today and had my xray there s an impression of haziness on the lower base of my right lung with light solous and also pleural effusion thickening.. what would be the mode of treatment to that? It it possible that it will be resolve by medication? pls help.. thanks!
Mon, 9 Sep 2019
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Hello,

A CT scan is required to get a better clinical impression. If asymptomatic no treatment is required. Consult a pulmonologist and he will direct you accordingly.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

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Dr Shinas Hussain, General & Family Physician
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