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Mild low grade fever, chills in both legs, weight loss, night sweats. Positive montex test. Treatment?

i am suffering low mild grade fever 99.3F afternoon fever 11.00am to8.00pm only (no fever between8.00pmto10.00a.m),with chills in both legs,1.5kg weight loss ,slight loss of appetite ,& night sweat, first montex test was -ve &it was retest +ve after35days, platelet count 0000 2months before & now0000,Hb 16.9g/dl.I had T.B.infection20yrs back swelling lymph node in neck & treated at that time.
Asked On : Sat, 19 Jan 2013
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Internal Medicine Specialist 's  Response
Jan 2013
Thanks for posting your query.
With the available described symptoms, there may be possibility of tubercular infection.
Positive montex test, low grade fever, and eight loss suggests the diagnosis.
You should consult with internal medicine specialist and should go for thorough check up.
You should go for complete hemogram, erythrocyte sedimentation rate, chest x ray and ANA.
You should also go for Quantiferon TB gold: highly specific for tubercular etiology.
Take care,
Dr. Mayank Bhagava
Answered: Sat, 19 Jan 2013
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