I have been diagnosed with pericardial effusion....I got it removed twice... DURING 2ND REMOVAL I HAVE been GIVEN STEROIDS DOSAGE N STOPPED AFTER ONE MONTH.....NOW THE EFFUSION IS AGAIN RECURRING...I have been taking TB medications FOR the past 4 MONTHS.... Pls help with permanent solution... RAJESH
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Will need to find the cause of effusion and treat it. Pericardial window surgery can be considered to prevent recurrent accumulation.
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