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Does tb cause swollen tummy and dry skin ?

dr.i am suffering from tuberclosis ,my test shows nodules in lymps nodes and i do lot of exercises besides this my stomach doesnt go inside is tb is the reason my stomach is swollen hello dr.i am suffering from tuberclosis my test have shown nodules in lYmph nodes.below my chest area .is this contagious as i dont have any coughing stomach is bulged and is little tight for the last 10 years besides i do regular exercises but my tummy doesnt go inside is this because of tb .and now ia m having tb medicine for the last 18 days. i had an allergy before starting this medicine that probably was becs of reaction of sum medicine bt nw my skin gets dried very faster i have to apply oil at regular intervals is this because of tb
Asked On : Thu, 7 Apr 2011
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Thanks for choosing can cause vareity of disorders in intestine like fluid collection,lymph nodes,adhesions of intestines so it seems is why your stomach appears tight.Secondary Tb i'e Tb other than lungs can occur if you had exposure to TB and now it has reactivated because of low immunity.Since you arem taking Anti TB treatment you will not be contagious .Dried skin is not related to antitb drug unless you have rash with it.Take care.
Answered: Thu, 30 Jun 2011
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