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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 ...
 

Suggest treatment for pulmonary TB and meningitis

I am speaking about my mother who is aged 54 years. Last XXXXXXX 2014 she was diagnosed with Extra-pulmonary TB due to enlargement of Left armpit lymphnodes. Her fever started from 12th May 2014. She ...
 

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 ...
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Is TB contagious?

.has it affected him too?though my doc said this tb is not contagious.1ce i start taking akt4,do i need to take ...hi.i have 2 to 3 swollen glands below my left ear.fnac result shows posibility of non caseating tb ...
 

Is TB contagious?

My blood tests shows that i m affected by tb.. i have a swollen lymph node since past 6 months ... to come once i m cured. Is it contagious? ...
 

Is TB contagious?

doctor s appointment they told her that she was positive in tubercolosis.I m afraid i might got her tb ...
 

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 bone tb contagious and genetic?

Hi, may I answer your health queries right now ? Please type your query here... My mother is 74 she has been diagnosed of bone tb. She has been prescribed AKT4. My querry is- is it contagious? seccondly ...
 

Is TB at the neck area contagious?

Hellow doctor, Previously I had been suffering from abdominal Polysyrosis pelueal effusion (abdominal tuberculosis). So was having aka for four months n later akt3. Now gland appears inside left necek n test of fnac found positive. What should I...
 

How contagious is lung TB?

Hi, my husband had lung surgery...a cyst was removed and liquid drained from his lung along with a sort of orange peel that was lining his lung on tuesday of this week. Everything was going well, all drainage tubes, epidural were removed and he...
 

Is lymph node TB contagious?

Hi i just want to ask if tb of the lymph nodes contagious? Thank you I went to my doctor had ... for follow up after the treatment. if this is tb of the lymph nodes, is it contagious?im afraid because im ...
 

Is TB acutely contagious?

her house while living with me to a person who recently told her he have TB and his daughter (3 yrs) has inactive TB. My daughter was recently in contact with the family. Should I be concerned. ...
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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.
 
hi im jollimar. i have ptb upper lobes. is it contagious? is it advisable to seperate my things to others? and what is sputum test?
hello, thanks for ur query, lung tb is open case, ur contagious to family members and surrounding environment. u need to start anti tb drugs and recheck ur sputum for active or inactive status of tb. all d best. take care.
 
TB and its treatment
Depends on where you have TB. Antitubercular treatment will last for 6 months, 9 months or a year.
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