hi docter , my elisa for tb reads - igg-220,iga-2240,igm-positive ,mountex test came negative and chest xray was clear .i have no symptoms of tb , nor any of my family member has the same . my question is 1.am i positive for tb 2.we are ttc for last 6 months .should i try to conceive first or finish my tb medication if i have it . thanks geta
Hi Doctor , My mother is around 47 yrs old now. She has recently been tested for MT skin test and turned positive for TB. Though Doctor has not confirmed which part of the of body has been infected. Her TB Igg test came out positive (470 serounits) and TB Igm as negative (0.6 serounits). What does her TB Igg and TB Igm tests say? Are they a matter of concern here? What can be the treatment that doctor may suggest?
Hi, My sister has getting mild fever fever for last 12 days. It is around 99-100 and for 3-4 hours everyday. Doctor confirmed that it is Tified Fever. But still she has getting fever after 10 days, so he id doubting that Tuberculosis and advised few tests [ Chest X-Ray , Abdomain Scan, Urine Culture, Stool Culture, TB Serology, TSH]. We have gone through all the above tests and resulted NORMAL in all the reports except in TB SEROLOGY. TB SEROLOGY report saying that, Tuberculosis IgG is 331.57 U/ml - NEGATIVE Tuberculosis IgA is 263.52 U/ml - NEGATIVE Tuberculosis IgM is 1.31 S/Co - POSITIVE Can you please confirm that it indicates TUBERCULOSIS. Please do the needful. Thanks, Ravindra
Have taken 4 weekly doses of 12 week regiment of Prifton and Isoniazid for latent TB. Has severe allergic reaction of fever, chills and rash on arms and legs, Considering stopping the drugs. However I wonder if the 4 doses was enough to "activate"...
Hello, my uncle had been suffering from back pain , leg pain and gluteal pain since last 2 months. Approx 7-8 kg weight loss . MRI spine was done and reports suggest possibility of ependymoma (Reports attached). He has been advised tumor excision...
A recent mantoux test showed a significant positive, consequently I was asked to have a chest xray. I had BCG vaccination in 1996. Xray report showed small calcific denisties in the perphilar regions consistent with healed granulomas. No active TB. I had BCG vacination in 1996. During 2007 I had pneumonia and was hospitalised and later commenced coughing up blood. Could I have had TB and pneumonia together? Also could you explain the location of perihilar regions. Do these calcific densities dissipate?
I have been having horrible dry throat at night. To the point, it wakes me up coughing. I cannot swallow at all, my throats is so dry. I keep water by my bed. I feel like when I lay down, a part of my throat closes up. It's only when I lay down. I...
hello, i had fever and body pain which initially resulted into typhoid. Later, the doctor @ my hometown says i am having TB,after checking my chest xray and ecg tests. I wanna know if i have active tb or latent tb. I also used to have terrible vibrations in head while coughing.
hi , my daughter is 3 yrs old. her quantiferon test is positive.. her PPD test is negative...her chest x ray shows some glands in upper area...doctor has done gastric washing for 3 days and waiting for results...from today onwards her TB medicines have been started for 6 months.. my ques is that does she has active TB??..she has only symptom of recurrent fever...will her chest x ray and blood results be normal after complete medication??
I have been diagnosed with In-Active TB. My doctor started AKT-4 for treatment. After 2 months, I have conducted the liver profile rest and ESR. The SGOT/SGPT values is quite higher. My doctor suggested to stop the AKT-4 as liver get pressurized heavily. The ESR values are less than 3 . Doctor also told that... Since it is inactive form of TB (sputum test & chest x-ray - Negative), it is better to stop AKT as liver will damage. Also suggested to check ESR by 4 months.What should I do ???