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I am 90 years old and I am suffering from right pleural effusion, even liquid food doesn't get down in my body, should a food pipe be fixed? Please guide with the process and side effects for the same.

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Need to investigate cause of pleural effusion. At your age one must r/o malignancy. As you are not able to swallow even liquids, you must get an upper GI endoscopy done.
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