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Have small lung scar due to PTB. How can I relieve from it in a month?

I am 24 yrs old, female, i have a small lung scar due to PTB i recently suffered from. I am under 6 months medication which will complete in next 5 days. My last x-ray shows a scar in my lungs and since I am applying for Job abroad I need it gone within a month. Is there any medicines or remedies that can help me to have that scar gone?
Asked On : Sun, 1 Jul 2012
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Thanks for using Healthcaremagic,

You are already taking treatment for Lung Tuberculosis(PTB), it is curable by multidrug therapy in 6 to 8 months provided TB microorganisms are sensitive to drugs and treatment is taken regularly without any default.

How ever in X ray small scar may persist even after successful antitubercular treatment. There are no medicine for such scars.

Please continue your treatment and after completion of treatment repeat an x ray. Your doctor will be able to tell that disease is cured.
Regarding the job abroad it is there view.

We wish good luck and health.
Take care.
Dr.Akhilesh Dubey M.D.
Answered: Mon, 21 Oct 2013
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