Patient Comments: Pleural Effusion - Signs and Symptoms

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Comment from: Sajjad Amin Bangash, 35-44 Male (Patient) Published: September 25

Two years ago, I had been infected by pneumonia, which caused me to form a pleural effusion. Although I had treated it, my weight has substantially increased as I had lost a huge amount of weight during that disease. After a lapse of years, I have done X-rays and the radiologist confirmed the existence of a pleural effusion. Oddly, I don't feel any shortness of breath.

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