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Stomach TB and its treatment - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Will there be any risk if I marry a stomach TB patient.
Doctor :   Hi
User :   hi
Doctor :   No, as long as the patient is on proper antitubercular therapy.
User :   doctor started the course .. he told may be it will be contiued for 6 months
User :   i am going to marry him soon. for 6 months under the treatment is ok .. but after that also will Stomach TB comes back ???
Doctor :   As long as the medications are taken regularly, the infection can be treated well.
User :   Is stomach TB contagious
Doctor :   However, I would suggest you to take an opinion from the doctor who is treating the condition to see the present status.
User :   he said it is only for the stomach
Doctor :   No, stomach tuberculosis is not contagious,
Doctor :   Tb can spread if there is lung infection though?
User :   after completion of the course... what are the steps that we need to take so that TB will not come back
User :   One big doubt ... when can we say that TB is cured completely from the body ... how does any doctor esure that TB is cured for a patient
User :   Doctor you have mentioned that .. it can spread if there is a lung infectin ... means .. does it spread if there is lung TB or a mild lung infection which is not TB
Doctor :   When the infection is cured you, one can lead a normal life.
Doctor :   The effects can be seen on a scan.
User :   Doctor you have mentioned that .. it can spread if there is a lung infectin ... means .. does it spread if there is lung TB or a mild lung infection which is not TB
Doctor :   Tubercular infections of the lung is the most commonest form of TB infections, however they can be easily diagnosed by xrays and sputum tests.
Doctor :   Hence if these tests were done and proved as negative, then you need not worry.
User :   Thank you doctor .. i am very happy with your inputs
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