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Sir, he is not able to eat anything, and is getting weak day by day after pleurodesis on 15th feb 2013, what should we do?

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Dr. Loki Skylizard
Surgery - Thoracic
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In brief: Unclear

Pleuradesis is often done for malignant effusions.
This is predominately a palliative treatment. The lack of appetite, weakness, and/or weight loss would not be treated or result from pleuradesis. If this was a palliative treatment for cancer, the symptoms described are unfortunately attributable to cancer. I encourage you/he/family to speak with his medical team.

In brief: Unclear

Pleuradesis is often done for malignant effusions.
This is predominately a palliative treatment. The lack of appetite, weakness, and/or weight loss would not be treated or result from pleuradesis. If this was a palliative treatment for cancer, the symptoms described are unfortunately attributable to cancer. I encourage you/he/family to speak with his medical team.
Dr. Loki Skylizard
Dr. Loki Skylizard
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Dr. Shoaib Shafique
Surgery - Vascular

In brief: Consult doctor

This could be due to several issues, you should consult with a physician.

In brief: Consult doctor

This could be due to several issues, you should consult with a physician.
Dr. Shoaib Shafique
Dr. Shoaib Shafique
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In brief: See surgeon

If for recurrent pneumothorax this is not the normal course.
If for malignant( cancer) fluid in chest this is not a very good sign. See the surgeon or oncologist.

In brief: See surgeon

If for recurrent pneumothorax this is not the normal course.
If for malignant( cancer) fluid in chest this is not a very good sign. See the surgeon or oncologist.
Dr. Creighton Wright
Dr. Creighton Wright
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