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Is gland tuberculosis contagious?

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Posted on Thu, 11 Jun 2015
Question: Hello, Doc.
I would like to know that, the GLAND TB is contagious or not ?
Is is safe to work with the person with that disease ?
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Answered by Dr. Sagar (1 hour later)
Brief Answer:
Only gland TB is not contagious.

Detailed Answer:
Hello
Welcome to HCM
I appreciate your concerns.
Gland tb is secondary mainly.
Primary focus is mostly lungs and highly contageous.
If the Person has no pulmonary lesion then it is safe..Otherwise it is Unsafe.
Hope this will help you.
Regards.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Vinay Bhardwaj
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Follow up: Dr. Sagar (19 hours later)
Thank you so much Doctor. Your answer will make me so relax. Thanks a lot. :)
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Answered by Dr. Sagar (4 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
you are most welcome.

Detailed Answer:
you are most welcome
You can ask more questions if you want.I shall be happy to help you.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Vaishalee Punj
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Is gland tuberculosis contagious?

Brief Answer: Only gland TB is not contagious. Detailed Answer: Hello Welcome to HCM I appreciate your concerns. Gland tb is secondary mainly. Primary focus is mostly lungs and highly contageous. If the Person has no pulmonary lesion then it is safe..Otherwise it is Unsafe. Hope this will help you. Regards.