Bone tuberculosis is when tuberculosis travel through the blood from the lungs into the bones, spine, or joints. It is relatively a rare condition which can lead to severe complications when left untreated. The symptoms of bone tuberculosis include severe back pain, swelling and stiffness. In many cases spinal surgery may be required.
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Query: Hi doctor, I have been suffering from hip pain for the last nine months. I did an MRI five months ago, which showed mild synovial in my hip. The doctor suspected bone TB and prescribed me medications for it. Four months ago, I had an MRI. The reports were normal. I took the tablet Akurit 4 for two m... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. To monitor the treatment response, you should get an ESR (erythrocyte sedimentation rate) and a CRP (C-reactive protein) test. Repeating an MRI (Magnetic resonance imaging) after four months is unnecessary. Tablet Akurit 4 (Isoniazid 75mg,... Read Full »