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Treatment for tuberculosis - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Lung and Chest disorders
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   hello
Doctor :   please go ahead with ur medical query
User :   i have a brother that has tubercloses
User :   TB
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   tuberculosis isit
User :   yes
Doctor :   Please provide your brothers details: Age, Gender, Location, Occupation, Marital status, Height and Weight
Doctor :   r u there
User :   40yrs, male, factory work,
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   please go ahead with ur medical query
Doctor :   As this is an online consultation, This would require a detailed history please be patient
Our discussion about your problem may need more than 5 minutes. You will be taken to the payment page after 5 mins, I will be here to assist you after payment. It's a very nominal cost. After payment, you will be brought back to the chat from where you left it.
User :   what can he do
User :   what medication
Doctor :   he needs anti tuberculosis treatment
User :   like what
Doctor :   To treat active TB, it is necessary to take several antibiotics at the same time
User :   can you name any antibiotics pls
Doctor :   Isoniazid, Rifampin, Ethambutol and pyrazinamide, your doctor will likely recommend that you take the 4 following medicines
Doctor :   it's very important that you take all the medicine given to you. For the medicines to work effectively at curing your tuberculosis, you must not skip a single dose

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