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Is extrapulmonary tb contagious

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Is TB a contagious disease ?

there is a boy working in our house who generally plays with our daughters. the boy was diagnosed with tb but was cured and was discharged from the hospital for last two months. is it possible to develop tb by contact ...
 

Diagnosed with colon tb. Is it contagious? Looking for diet plan

I have been diagnosed with colon tb. Is it contagious? my reports show that my liver is mildly enlarged and lymph nodes in upper abdomen. I do night shifts for livlihood, should i leave my job ...
 

Does TB occur in one form only or can it be multiple. Is it contagious?

Hi, My husband is under investigation for TB of the lymph nodes. A sample has been taken from the lymph node and results are awaited. Does TB occur in one form only or can it be multiple - e.g. lymph ...
 

How to treat exrapulmonary lymphatic TB when allergic to ATT?

How to treat exrapulmonary lymphatic TB when allergic to ATT? I have been diagnosed with extrapulmonary lymphatic TB. The mass is mediastinal. I have been suggested to use, Rifampicin 600 mg ...
 

Is acid fast bacillus contagious?

Is acid fast bacillus contagious? This is TB related I under stand ...
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Is TB contagious?

he was having treatment for tb in his glands, his neck is a little swollen but she said he s not contagious anymore, I dont know anything about tb ,,...should I be worried? ...
 

Is old TB contagious ?

is an old tb contagious? how can one be diagnosed with old tb when she did not get sick or no knowledge of it at all? also she has xray every year for work purposes and she passed all..not until ...
 

is lymphnode TB contagious?

is lymphnode Tb contagious? ...
 

Blood test for TB positive, not in lungs. Is TB and Cancer contagious?

Thank you. I have a friend that had a blood test for TB. She said it was positive but she doesn t have lung TB. She had a biopsy done for a culture done yesterday. She goes Monday to a specialist ...
 

TB in lymph node near neck, risk of MDR TB. Is this going to be contagious ?

My spouse a TB in lymph node near neck and there is risk of its becoming MDR TB. Is this going to be Contagious by any means (touch, breathing , kissing, sexual activties, eating in same utensits etc) I have 6 ...
 

When does TB stop becoming contagious ?

i have Tb and taking medicines after how many monthes it can not affect others i have Tb and taking medicines after how many months it can not affect others, also after two months i m going to marry. if i sex ...
 

What causes gland TB and is it contagious?

hello doc, i am the patient of gland tb...but i dont know much about this gland tb.so i would like to know that whatkind of diseases is this,how does it occure,wht is uts prevention and whether ...
 

Is having sex with a TB suffering person safe?

can i have sex with my spouse who is likely to have TB as there is lesion in upper portions of her ... to the diet to bring the immunity up fast As it is not yet proved whether she is contagious or not can we take ...
 

Have extrapulmonary TB. Abdominal pain. CT scan shows necrosis near lymph node, enlarged liver. Contagious?

Hi, I am a 25 year old female diagnosed witth extrapulmonary TB. Had acute pain. In abdomen and CT scan shows necrosis near the lymph mass. Enlarged liver is also shown. Please suggest if it can spread ...
 

Have intestinal tb. Taking AKT. Is this a contagious disease?

that i dont have lung tb. I just wanted to know is it contagious and could it have spread to my boy ...I have been diagnosed with intestinal tb. My culture and other reports are negative bt my doc says ...
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I have tb infection on porta region lymph node are seen there. I want to if gland tb are contagious or not.
They are mostly not contagious. However, if the primary is in the lungs, it is contagious.
 
TB and its treatment
Depends on where you have TB. Antitubercular treatment will last for 6 months, 9 months or a year.
 
Had tb before 6 yrs and took 9 month course for it. Now i m having too much dry cough so i got a chest xray and the report was Healed Lesions In Right Mid Zone
Normal after getting tb. Does not mean fresh tb.
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