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Can a pregeant women with TB give still birth ?

can a pregeant women with tb cause a baby. tb cause the unborn baby to have a enlarged heart and die at birth?
Asked On : Wed, 21 Sep 2011
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A pregnant lady with tuberculosis (TB) can definitely transmit TB to her child. Tb usually affects lungs primarily. It can however spread to other organs like bone, kidneys etc too. Cardiomegaly (mild) is common feature in newborns and it is not a disease but a sign. Children with cardiomegaly have high risk of developing respiratory infections including TB. TB in newborns can also be treated and mother can also be treated. There are various blood tests, chest x-ray and CT chest for diagnosing TB.
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For delivering healthy baby mother should be fit and healthy.several diseaese can be transferred to baby ,,yes it any complication can happen ...let the mother must be healthy and tb is curable.
Answered: Wed, 21 Sep 2011
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