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Does everyone with pleurisy have to have thoracentesis?

6 doctors weighed in
Dr. Sunil Mehra
Internal Medicine - Pulmonology
5 doctors agree

In brief: Not really

If pleurisy is associated with pleural effusion and symptoms warrant then it should be tapped.

In brief: Not really

If pleurisy is associated with pleural effusion and symptoms warrant then it should be tapped.
Dr. Sunil Mehra
Dr. Sunil Mehra
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