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Does TB spread by kissing and touching a tongue ?

About tb does tb spread by kissing and touching a tongue does the tb spread by kissing and touching a tongue
Asked On : Sun, 10 Jul 2011
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Pulmonologist 's  Response
Thanks for the query.
TB spreads by aerosol mode of infection.
Kissing and touching tongue can be potential modes of spread of TB.
Dr. Gyanshankar Mishra
Answered: Tue, 24 Jan 2012
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Nephrologist Dr. Rakesh Madhyastha's  Response
Thanks for the query. Yes TB when it is still in the infective phase can spread through kissing and salival exchange but once its treated there wont be any transmission. Wish u good health
Answered: Sun, 10 Jul 2011
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