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TB to pericardial fluid

Pericardial Fluid was gettting collected over the heart. Doctors said that it may be for TB. How can we know for sure? He took the TB medication for an year, what are the chances that the problem can occur again?
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Dr. Amruth Sindhu Bangalore | Pulmonologist
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Hi. I understand your concerns. there is no definate way to determine the same. Aspiration of fluid and biopsy can be done. TB can recur at any place and any time when ever immunity is low. So it would be advisable build up your immunity to prevent recurrence. Hope your questions were answered. thanks.
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