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Pleural effusion Treatments

Treatments for Pleural effusion

The following treatments are listed for Pleural effusion in our knowledge base:

  • Needle aspiration of fluid
  • Tube aspiration of fluid
  • Treatment of any underlying cause

Drugs and Medications used to treat Pleural effusion:

Some of the drugs and medications used in the treatment of Pleural effusion may include:

Treatments for Causes of Pleural effusion

Review the treatment information pages for various causes of Pleural effusion:

More causes: not all possible causes for Pleural effusion are listed above; for a full list refer to causes of Pleural effusion.

Treatment Notes

Only your doctor can advise whether any of these treatments are appropriate for your specific medical situation. Always discuss all treatment options with your doctor before making a decision, including whether to start or discontinue any treatment plan.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Pleural effusion:

The following list of conditions have 'Pleural effusion' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Conditions listing medical complications: Pleural effusion:

The following list of medical conditions have 'Pleural effusion' or similar listed as a medical complication in our database.


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