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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hello
User :   hi
Doctor :  
how can i help u?
User :   i took A PPD TEST YESTURDay and today it looks a little red could it be bad
Doctor :   what time did u take ppd test?
User :   like before 12 pm
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Doctor :   whats ur age/sex?
User :   22 female
Doctor :  
Doctor :  
becoming red is not indicator
User :   i covered it up yesturday when i was at the gym could that be it
Doctor :  
indurtion of more than 10mm is considerd positive
User :   liike the size of a penny?
Doctor :   yes
User :   oo ok
Doctor :  
then do u have contact with tb person?

Doctor :  
The size of induration is measured 48รข??72 hours later. Erythema (redness) should not be measure
User :   ok
User :   thanks
Doctor :   welcome
Doctor :  
pls fill the form
User :   i did
User :   it looks like a bit mark
Doctor :  
ok bye
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Doctor :   there will be some reaction as we woulf have fiven bcg vaccination against tuberculosis
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