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Is there a cure for empyema?

Dr. Jeanne Morrison, PhD
Family Practitioner

Yes. All of the treatments for empyema are aimed at full recovery. Once all of the pus is removed from the pleural cavity and the original cause is cured, then there should not be any more complications.

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