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Which is the best way to treat pleural effusion?
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Dr. Peter Hahn
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care
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In brief: Depends on cause
It really depends on the cause of the effusion.
In general, treating the underlying cause such as congestive heart failure or pneumonia is most important.

In brief: Depends on cause
It really depends on the cause of the effusion.
In general, treating the underlying cause such as congestive heart failure or pneumonia is most important.
Dr. Peter Hahn
Dr. Peter Hahn
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In brief: Treat the cause
Treat the cause, as in congestive heart failure, effusions due to cancers could only be managed, if cancers are cured will disappears.

In brief: Treat the cause
Treat the cause, as in congestive heart failure, effusions due to cancers could only be managed, if cancers are cured will disappears.
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