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Dr. Andrew Rynne

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Can i go for the operation of hernia with TB ?

hi doctor ,i want to ask about hernia ..if hernia present with tuberculosis ,,when is d right time to get an operation??hernia s type is irreponible..should we waiting until TB cure somplete??or do operation as soon as possible?? --maya,,25 years old,,a medical student--
Tue, 10 Jan 2012
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if the hernia is not causing any emergency then it is advisable to complete the course of anti tb drugs
in emergency it is to be operated as emergency operation
after 3 months anti tb drug operation can be done and the drugs to be continued
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