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Fort Knox, KY
A 34-year-old female asked:

Does having pleural effusion and atelectasis mean you have pneumonia still? supposedly my pneumonia showed clearing on march 6. please assist

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Dr. Minghsun Liu
Infectious Disease 21 years experience
Not necessarily.: The pleural effusion should be followed with chest x-ray to make sure it resolves. Atelectasis byself is not a result of pneuomina. Take care.
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