Infected lymph node with recurrent fever. Missed a day of medication. TB of lymph node?
Hi, I am under treatment of akt 4 for the lymph node tb infection.I started the treatment from 1st may 2013.I am told to take the red one half an hour before breakfast 2 identical ones after meal after noon and the larger one in the night after food. I was.following this strictly and only for yesterday I forgot to take the larger one that is to be taken in the night.Is there a problem if I missed one tablet one time only?
I also get fever and cough alternative days. Is it okay?should I take additional medicine for this?
And lastly is this TB infection of lymph node contagious.will it spread from me to others? My doctor told me I am fit to work so I am go to office regularly
1. Has the appetite improved? 2. Is there a gain in weight? 3. what about AFB sputum report? 4. if fever and cough occurs on alternate day, make sure you are taking all the drugs regularly (which is true in your case), then make sure the drugs are of good quality from reputed Pharmaceutical company, or perhaps DOSE is not sufficient for you, (Weight?) reconsider with your healthcare provider about the same. 5. missing one tablet is no such problem if missed one time only. 6. make sure there is no secondary infection due to depressed immune status in tuberculosis, causing fever/cough. 7. lymph node disease is not infectious nor contagious unless there id delay in treatment or there is a discharging sinus.
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My name is Prashant Patil. I used to have multi resistance TB. And I need your help regarding this.
My TB history:
APRIL 2004: first time detected, cough fever etc. first treatment for 3 months and I feel ok. (i was in munich germany)
MAY 2005: came back: was in hospital for 8 weeks in isolation, MTB detected, treatment with Anti MTB medicines (i was in munich germany)...
Strptomycin, Cirpofloxin, ethanbutol taken for 1 yr. and 3 months around.
APRIL 2008: TB came back with very badly.. cough, fever etc... dr. suggested medicine (H/R/E/S/LFX)..I feel good but have lymphnodes in stomach. The x rays were become stable.
October 2009: I came back to germany and regular CT scan check up... nodes found not decreasing. I had no fever, no cough nothing, I was okay. German doctor said the infection is increasing better to make operation the left most infected part of small upper lobe in left side is removed. (hospitalization in germany 8 weeks)
from sept 2009 I have taken following medications
till jan 2011:
Moxifloxacine 400 mg 1-0-0
Pyrazinamide 500 mg 3-0-0
strptomycine 1 g 1-0-0 (stopped after 2 months)
Para aminosaliclic acid (PSA granuals) 0-0-1
Omeprazol 20 mg 0-0-1
(medications have many side effects, missmaneged some drug after 8 months)
Problem of today:
I did CT scan in jun 2010 and it looks stable... After 6 months in 4 jan 2011, I did again one CT scan and on left side of lung, the is very little growth of bacteria found. Now my german doctors are very confused.
Activities from last few months :
brochiascopy has been done the sputum has been taken...
The result is negative no bacteria found after 8 weeks also and bronchoscopy result also negative.. no bacteira found after 8 weeks no growth...
I need right suggestion, there is very little growth in left lung but not detected for TB, is it any other bacteria or TB or what.. anything else! and its treatment..
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