Pleural cavity

What is Pleural cavity?

This is the cavity between the lungs and the chest wall also called pleural space.

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Ihave fluid inmy left lung...afer sputum test it doesn't show any tb symptoms...after taking ada it showed 85% iu/l...afrer seeig these results...

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Brief Answer:
Yes, you are having tubercular pleural effusion.

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I can understand...

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Respected sir, my mother suffering in Pleural effusion doc dose not find tb.after hrct they find well occupied lesion with surroundine glass...

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you need to wait till the antibiotic response is positive we need to give antibiotics for 3-4 week before reaching conclusion
after 4 week we can...

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I was just told by my doctors office that my chest x ray showed a cloudy area. They are scheduling a CT. They told me it could be fluid since I've...

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Brief Answer:
Get CT done as it will be more informative.

Detailed Answer:
Hello Crewstephanie,

Thanks for posting your query on HCM.

A cloudy area...

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