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Is having water in the lungs means a patient is infected with Pulmonary Tuberculosis?

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  • Dr. Chris November 2, 2010

    Not necessarily. There are many non-infectious causes that may also feature with fluid in the lungs. However, if you have fluid in the lungs, along with coughing up blood, difficulty breathing that is progressing, night sweats, persistent fevers and unintentional weight loss, then an infection or even lung cancer needs to be considered.

    Read this article for a full list of causes :
    http://www.healthhype.com/fluid-in-the-lungs-causes-and-treatment.html

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