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Can I have sex after undergoing test for Tuberculosis ?

Dear doctor i am sai my age 20 and height 5 11 weight 82 .i have done tb test 2 days back result is negative (7mm) at present can i participate in sex after tb test and is 7mm positive or negative?
Asked On : Sat, 16 Jul 2011
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Dermatologist 's  Response
test also known as mantoux test or PPD test
7 mm is not normal result ,u must do it again and if same result is there then u should go for other test
less then 5 mm is negative and more then 10mm is reactive
u have intermediate result it may be due to
-recent contact of tb pt
so dont take it as negative and be concern ,but dont be scare .
ya ,u can do sex with this result .
Answered: Sun, 17 Jul 2011
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Orthopaedic Surgeon Dr. Aashish Raghu's  Response
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You have done Mantoux test for TB. This test is not positive. You can have sex. No problem. Use condom to prevent STDs.
Answered: Sat, 16 Jul 2011
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