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Dr. Nestor Del rosario
34 years experience Addiction Medicine
TB pleuritis: Treatment is indeed prolonged and in the us we use four medicines to make sure in hitting even resistant ones. Clearing may take time, and may not com ... Read More

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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alexandre Furman
Specializes in Pulmonology
TB: Would advise getting a CT scan to assess for cavitation and other abnormalities. Continue with ur treatment and follow with lung specialist. Good luck
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Theresa Henderson
41 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Pleural effusion: The effusion may not have fully cleared yet but the most likely feeling is some scar tissue has formed and attached some of the lung to the chest wall ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
57 years experience Endocrinology
TBC Rx: Is Akurit 4 tablet(containing 4 frontline drug for tuberculosis treatment) is alone enough to treat pulmonary tuberculosis with pleural effusion? ANS: ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Darrell Herrington
34 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor: This is a complex syndrome which may need the assistance of an infectious disease specialist. Management includes treatment of all of your symptoms.
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Tuberculosis.: You need to follow up with the doctor who is treating you for tuberculosis. We can't assess you from the free public health education forum on Health ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Theresa Henderson
41 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Not enough informati: I would recommend using one of the consult types we offer so we can get more information. As a general answer TB can coexist with a malignant pleural ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Fields
61 years experience Family Medicine
TB: No, it is highly unlikely
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
34 years experience Addiction Medicine
TB pleuritis: Started from the lung. It is still serious due to having spread and needs to be treated. Treatment will take longer than a usual lung infection due to ... Read More

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