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Is tuberculosis in ovary curable? Can it affect fertility?

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1. Is tuberculosis in ovary harmful?
2. Does it prevent women from being pregnant?
3. Is this curable curable?
Posted Sun, 3 Jun 2012 in Pregnancy
Answered by Dr. Raju A.T 3 hours later

Thanks for your query.

Yes, Tuberculosis in ovary is harmful. As it may destroy the vital structures in the ovary.

Yes, there are chances where TB can render a women infertile if in ovary.

Tuberculosis is curable, there are medications which can remove TB altogether but early treatment will ensure that fertility is not affected.Delay in treatment or sever form of TB as seen in immunodeficiency the preservation of fertility is a question.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.


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