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Small child, bronco vascular markings in X-ray. Safe to sleep next to person having TB history?

my son is 2 years old yesterday we take out x ray in that its show that bronco vascular marking increase doctor advice him to rifa i6 tablet for 6 months but i want to ask on thing my wife she staying with his sister ( she is having the t.b ) and they sleep at one roof may it effect to my son i think so . what u adive me what i have to
Asked On : Mon, 20 Aug 2012
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Feb 2013
Staying with an open TB patient will lead to infection with TB as it is spread through droplets. So i suggest you to keep the child away from patient.
Hope i have answered your query.
Answered: Wed, 9 Jan 2013
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