Action For Pleural Effusion Patients?
Is it advisable for people with pleural effusion + pneumonia to drink warm water and the Fowler position?
Pleural effusion is a condition where there is a buildup of fluid in the lining of the lung (pleura). Pleural effusion itself can be caused due to various causes such as massive lung infections, kidney disorders, heart problems, and tumors.
In situations where severe pneumonia occurs, the infection can spread to surrounding tissues, including the pleura. This can cause pleural effusions.
Pleural effusion with pneumonia can consume warm water and perform the fowler position (headup). Perform the fowler position if the patient feels tight lying on his back. Check with your doctor if you have pneumonia.
The following is an article that you can read about Pneumonia
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