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Plueral efflusion effects

3 yrs ago i went for 8 months treamnt for pleural efflusion, after that water was drained but i had slight pain in left breathing in, dr. Said its okaya, it will go away jst need to know is it the after effect of PE ? Will the pain ever go as i m alwys afraid even slight couhing makes me think is the problm reoccuring is my tension genuiene
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Dr. Anil Kumar Jain
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Hello there. I can understand your concern.  You havent mentioned the cause of your pleural effusion. In india as mu colleague already rightly said TB is a leading cause of pleural effusion. Kindly get yourself checked out by a pulmonologist in person. Get adequate treatment and then the pain will definitely go. Do not worry about that. If you are a smoker i would definitely encourage you to stop smoking. Best regards.  Dr. Anil kumar jain. Bangalore
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Dr. B Rajashekar
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hello yes there is a condition called dry pleurisy which can cause it consult a good chest physician and decide bye
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Dr. Pankaj Kumar
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It occurs after drainage of PE... you have to take treatment for PE..In India most common cause of PE is TB.. so it is better to show a chest physician
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