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Tuberculosis Infection

Tuberculosis Infection is caused by Tuberculosis bacteria. It may get spread from person to person via respiratory droplets let out while coughing, sneezing, or talking. Tuberculosis mainly affects the lungs but if left untreated it may affect other body parts like the heart, kidney, liver, brain, or joints as well. it markedly weakens one's immune system.

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What should I do if my X-ray still shows that I have TB even after completing nine months of anti-TB treatment?

Query: Hi doctor, I was diagnosed with tuberculosis (TB). After six months of anti-TB treatment, my X-ray test showed that I still have TB. So, my doctor told me to continue my medication for another three months, which will end next month. What if my X-ray still shows that I have TB? What shall I do?  Read Full »

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Answer: Hello, Welcome to I went through your issue. I would require some details to understand your illness better. Kindly explain or upload the following 1. What were your initial symptoms when you were diagnosed with tuberculosis? 2. Kindly upload your initial X-ray report and sputum test r...  Read Full »

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