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A 42-year-old female asked:

my dad 81yr has fluid in lungs.keeps forming & breathless on oxygen & weak.tests show no cancer.on symptoms being given meds for tb & pneumonia.help?

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Dr. Ayisha Gani
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Shortness of breath: Shortness of breath can happen from lung and heart disease, fluid in the lung indicates heart failure and heart disease. He may have associated pneumonia also. He may have some clinical indication to be on anti tuberculosis treatment. you can call our consult line with all the lab and x- ray results to get a better understanding of your fathers condition.

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