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Red spot on the arm after the TB dose - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help yu
User :   hi
User :   i got a tb shot about a week ago
Doctor :   ok
User :   i only had a small red dot on my arm, and i went to the doctors to check it out after two days. the doctor said i was fine
User :   but the small red dot dissappearead
User :   and now a bigger red spot has appeared
Doctor :   wats your age
User :   im 16
Doctor :   why did yu get the TB thats BCG dose
User :   um im not sure, my doctor just gave me the shot.
Doctor :   are yu suffering from any medical illness
User :   well recently i had a bladder infection and a minor kidney infection
Doctor :   ok
User :   but i already took antibiotics for it
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   are yu having fever cough
Doctor :   chest pain
User :   nope
Doctor :   the reaction thats in your arm
Doctor :   is the gradual process after the
Doctor :   TB dose
Doctor :   when was it given
User :   last firday
Doctor :   any ulcer or swelling inthe those areas

Doctor :   its almost 1 week now
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