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Is gland tuberculosis contagious?

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Dr. Sagar

General & Family Physician

Practicing since :2014

Answered : 374 Questions

Posted on Thu, 11 Jun 2015 in Infections
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 ?
Answered by Dr. Sagar 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
Only gland TB is not contagious.

Detailed Answer:
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.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Vinay Bhardwaj
Follow up: Dr. Sagar 19 hours later
Thank you so much Doctor. Your answer will make me so relax. Thanks a lot. :)
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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