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What cause positive IGM test of TB and sero negative arthritis?

Dear Sir ,iam having a positive igm test of tb but a negative tb test as well as a negative igg test.iam suffering from tb ,.Also iam suffering from seronegative artheritis,though my test for ra r negative ad only c-reactive protine test and esr test r out of range .My age is 30 years , weight 67 kg ,height 5.4ft
Tue, 16 Apr 2019
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Hello,

As these tests are supposed to be validated on the clinical examination and correlate with the clinical symptoms noted.

There can be a possibility of the positive IGM test for TB in seronegative arthritis.

You should be treated well based on the clinical symptoms noted down by the physician.

Kindly do simple exercises like breathing and range of motion exercises. Continue the medication advised to you.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

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Jay Indravadan Patel, Physical Therapist or Physiotherapist
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