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Dr. Andrew Rynne
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Suggest treatment for persistent tubercular lymphadenitis

hellow sir, i m suferrin from tubercular lymphadenitis since last three yrs. In first, i had totally fit from this after treatment of 18 month using the AKT 4 medicine, then it has seen this deasese after 3 month,,, now i m using the AKT4 again since 15 month,,,, but improvment is very slow,,,,,,,Plz suggest me what should i do?
Tue, 21 Jul 2015
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Hello
Since you had completed a full course of anti tubercular .
If you will take unnecessary treatment m there develop resistant , that is most dangerous in case of a tubercular patient .
As you mentioned that you took almost 33 months ( enough ).
Now I don't know the position of enlarged lymph nodes , so either upload picture of lymph nodes . If multiple lymph nodes ( enlarged ) or localized only one.
So, get in excision biopsy of enlarged lymph nodes and get in culture and drug sensitivity test for further management .
In my opinion consult a surgeon and get his opinion.
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