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Pleural Effusion is never normal. It is usually a complication from an underlying illness. This condition which occurs when an abnormal accumulation of fluid fills the space surrounding the lungs can cause great pain and discomfort, it may cause you to cough or feel short of breath. You may breathe faster than usual. You may have no symptoms at all which makes it more threatening because this can worsen an existing lung infection. A doctor may suspect a pleural effusion based on your symptoms and physical examination.

If you are in Pasadena CA and you are dealing with an illness that may cause this condition, it is best to have a specialist examine you or perform a diagnosis to prevent pleural effusions from happening or from recurring. Dr. Malekmehr, is a board certified surgeon, who has a special interest in treating patients with pleural effusion in Pasadena CA. We offer treatments such as thoracentesis and pleurodesis. . If you are in or near Pasadena CA and suffering from an illness that may cause Pleural Effusion, call us!



California Pleural Effusion
15211 Vanowen St. Suite 205
Van Nuys, CA 91405

tel: (818) 908-9752
email: info@treatpleuraleffusion.com


Identifying the cause of the effusion is important because the treatment will be targeted towards this cause. The doctor will find a treatment that will work best on the patient based on what type of effusion and symptoms the patient have.
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