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Suffering from Tubercular lymphadenitis. Glands burst with swelling and pain. Possible to transmit disease?

16 yrs old girl, 5-6 yrs old Tubercular lymphadenitis, right side 2 cervical and 2 below chin gland burst (just as open wound) one after another , presently wound cured but left side lymph nodes swelled and chronic pain, no fever, no remarkable cough. In this stage patient can transmit the disease!!!! Please help me...............
Asked On : Sun, 28 Apr 2013
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I am wondering why you are suffering for 6 years when you can be treated for TB easily in 6 months to 2 years if you do not miss your doses and take them regularly with follow up. You could have no symptoms but still have active TB. Please consult your doctor for follow up of treatment. If you are not responding to present therapy, he can suggest second line of drugs which will prove to be helpful.
Also undergo testing of your sputum for TB bacilli. The treatment should not be stopped unless you test negative for TB.
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