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Detected tuberculosis and tests for the same. - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   hi dao.i have been diagonised for TB.which doctor should i see
Doctor :   please go ahead with ur medical query
Doctor :   TB of lungs isit
Doctor :   TB and chest medicine
Doctor :   or pulmonologist
User :   i dont know.i have been having repeated urinary infections,runing a low grade fever,and back pain
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   how did u come to know u have TB
Doctor :   did u have xray anytime?
Doctor :   chest xray
User :   so i went to a urologist.he referred this test to me
Doctor :   did u have any other medical problems other than backache
Doctor :   ok
User :   low grade fever,general sick feeling,joint pains ect
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   where are u located
User :   which is the specialty doc i should see.and is it a seroiud disease?
Doctor :   yes it should be promptly treated
User :   pl refer me to a good doctor.i have been seeing lot of doctors but its only now that a disease has been properly detected
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   what tests did they do
Doctor :   did u see any orthopaedician so far?
Doctor :   for ur back pain?
Doctor :   did u get the xray of spine
User :   this i a TB PCR Qualitative test.The report says sample positive by DNA amplification for mycobacterium TB complex(MTC)
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   in that case
Doctor :   consult a physician
User :   A GP?
Doctor :   he will guide to the nearest TB treatment center
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User :   any god GP?
Doctor :   ok
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Doctor :   ok
User :   ok.Thansk doc.will do.
Doctor :   u can use this link
Doctor :   if u need any assistance
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Doctor :   ok
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