I am taking tuberculosis treatment for a month now, am using AKT4 and levoday tablets. During the initial diagnosis, i had problem of pleural effusion and the doctor removed all the collected fluid. Also during this month when i was admitted in the hospital, i developed pnemothorax and i was treated conservatively i.e. since it was minor, it was left to heal. But the problem is after 1 month of tb treamtent and 3 weeks of pneumothorax episode, i am symptotically better in all ways except i still face shortness of breadth, feel the need to take deep breadths frequently.
Can please someone let me know if this expected? What is reason for this?
Can you suggest some tips to overcome this?
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replied July 3rd, 2008
The reason for this shortness of breath could be another pleural effusion or pneumothorax or pleural adhesions after the pleurisy you had.
You can request CT-scan of the lungs to evaluate the disease evolution. You can also request lung functional tests to see how much the lung function is damaged.
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replied February 17th, 2009
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I was suffering from cold regularly. The doctor prescribed medicine for me. but after 2 days once again I am going to suffered cold. I took lot of medicines. But no useful
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