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Does pleural effusion from ascities resolve by itself without treatment ?

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In brief: Depends on

The cause , if some one develops plural effusion after an attack of pancreatic inflammation , when it subsides effusion will clear , or some thing like advanced malignancy will not clear speak to your doctor

In brief: Depends on

The cause , if some one develops plural effusion after an attack of pancreatic inflammation , when it subsides effusion will clear , or some thing like advanced malignancy will not clear speak to your doctor
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Dr. Michael Sanders
Internal Medicine - Pulmonology

In brief: Usually not

It can, but typically if you have ascites bad enough to have a pleural effusion, it's from severe liver disease and it will not go away.
You control the pleural effusion usually by controlling the ascites.

In brief: Usually not

It can, but typically if you have ascites bad enough to have a pleural effusion, it's from severe liver disease and it will not go away.
You control the pleural effusion usually by controlling the ascites.
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