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Is tb of the lymph glands contagious

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Dr. Divakara MD

Hello, I was diagnosed ( biopsy ) to have lymph node tb in 1999. I had multiple glands on the left .... Does the lymph node TB is contiguous ? Thank You. ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Divakara ( Internal Medicine Specialist)
Dr. Diptanshu Das MD

My son has been diagnosed with lymph node TB. He was having swollen glands in his neck ,his MANTOUX ... 2015. After 17 days , doctor checked him and found that he was subjectively better and his... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Diptanshu Das ( Pediatrician)
Dr. Saddiq Ulabidin MD

Is TB contagious? My child is staying with her grand parents. Doctor is suspecting TB for her grand father since he is having continuous fever and cough for more than one month. I am worried whether my... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Saddiq Ulabidin ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Praveen Jadhav MD

mouth --my docs have commented on it during assessment, permanently swollen parotid glands (for over 10 ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Praveen Jadhav ( Rheumatologist)
Dr. Hema Yadav MD

Hi, My husband is under investigation for TB of the lymph nodes. A sample has been taken from the lymph node and results are awaited. Does TB occur in one form only or can it be multiple - e.g.... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Hema Yadav ( Pediatrician)

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Dr. Kumar Abhishek MD

My blood tests shows that i m affected by tb.. i have a swollen lymph node since past 6 months ... to come once i m cured. Is it contagious? ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Kumar Abhishek ( General & Family Physician)
Dr.  Praveen G MD

he was having treatment for tb in his glands, his neck is a little swollen but she said he s not contagious anymore, I dont know anything about tb ,,...should I be worried? ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Praveen G ( Infectious Diseases Specialist)
Dr. Pankaj Borade MD

hi.i have 2 to 3 swollen glands below my left ear.fnac result shows posibility of non caseating tb ....has it affected him too?though my doc said this tb is not contagious.1ce i start taking... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Pankaj Borade ( General & Family Physician)
Dr.    Sudhir Kumar MD

Hi i just want to ask if tb of the lymph nodes contagious? Thank you I went to my doctor had ... for follow up after the treatment. if this is tb of the lymph nodes, is it... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Sudhir Kumar ( Orthopaedic Surgeon)
Dr.    Mohammed Taher Ali MD

I had TB in my gland when I was 5 and half years old. I had the surgical treatment and drugs and shots. My mother said a woman visiting our home was having treatment for TB and was (without my Mother ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Mohammed Taher Ali ( General & Family Physician)

Mobile Questions and Answers

Dr. Shanthi.E MD

They are mostly not contagious. However, if the primary is in the lungs, it is contagious.

Dr. Vipul Prajapati MD

hi dear, primary TB of lymph node is not there it is secondary to any where in lung or any other site. if pulmonary is there it is contagious. Thank you

Dr.    Mohammed Taher Ali MD

Dear Rakesh Babu You need to take treatment for at least 6-9 months from a physician after confirmation of the diagnosis of TB lymph gland. Reply with thanks.