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Weakness in legs and hands after treatment for TB in lungs. Diagnosed with brain TB. Treatment advise?

hi sir my mom is ill from long time nw she is 54 years old she had t.b in lungs but she recovered with medicine but still she is on medicine and very week and nw her right leg dtop working and hand also but finger are working doc says she has tumer in her brain that might be brain t.b or other big thing they wan piece for detection but we don t wan any surgry or any cut she is very week i feel helpless don t knw wt to do ?nw she is at home pls give advise being a family member pls sir
Asked On : Wed, 31 Oct 2012
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If your mom has lung TB for which she is taking TB medicines than she needs to continue that.
If your doctor has done CT scan or MRI of brain than they should be able to make a diagnosis. If they could not make a diagnosis on MRI or CT scan than Biopsy of the lesion would help them to come to a definite diagnosis. Unless & untill it is very clear that the tumour in brain is what , it is very difficult to treat a patient without diagnosis. So kindly follow your doctors advise.
Take care.
Answered: Wed, 31 Oct 2012
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