Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
152 Doctors are Online

Is bone TB curable and what precautions should we take to stop further spreading ?

my sister in law is having tb from 5yrs .is it curable? sir,my sister in law is having TB from 5yrs and that is bone cancer .she is using the medicines irregularly.she is having severe cough.sometimes fever and headache .feeling very much tired.and she is not eating well.whether it is curable or not?actually iam also affected by iam on treatment.i also hav 8months baby.pls give suggessions and tell the problems affects from her.
Asked On : Mon, 29 Aug 2011
Answers:  1 Views:  818
Report Abuse
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions
Pediatrician 's  Response
Welcome to HCM
Read your prob, now a days TB is curable diease n it can be cured within 6 to 9 month. but drugs should be taken regularly for 6 to 9 month. other wise it become drug resistant TB , n then difficult to cure. ask her about regularity of medicine , n side effect of irregularity. if she take drugs 9 month regular then she can be cured. TB can spread only by contect so apply mask n if posible keep your child away from patient.
Answered: Mon, 29 Aug 2011
I find this answer helpful
Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer. For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]


Loading Online Doctors....
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor