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Hi, we are a couple from XXXXXXX settled in UK. I had active pulmonary TB and so far medicines have worked. My wife had positive skin test and her chest x-ray was normal. We were also planning for IVF ...

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out...the doc said she is suspecting that the fluid is caused by tb and she had me skin tested...i xame out positive...so as soon as i came out from the hospital last july 3 i started medication ...

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Node Tuberculosis . After we did the PPD skin test the result read 2cm x 2cm which in all cases are read as Positive i think. There is another sample test they took out of the Lymph Nodes and sent ...

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was positive with TB and so was montoux. Please help me understand if I need to consult someone else. ...My mother is detected with TB. She has undergoing the 4 medicines Pyzina 1000, R- Cinex 600 ...

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skin test and it came positive (16 mm in size after 48 hrs). I don't have any symptoms of TB. In my ... is the this skin test? Does it mean my TB is repeating? What precautions should I take and what test should i ...

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TB Igg test came out positive (470 serounits) and TB Igm as negative (0.6 serounits). What does her ...Hi Doctor , My mother is around 47 yrs old now. She has recently been tested for MT skin test ...

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doctor s appointment they told her that she was positive in tubercolosis.I m afraid i might got her tb ...i brought my friend in the emmergency 2weeks ago because she vomit blood.they made some test on her ...

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Hi, Last year I had the TB skin Test done and tested positive, but since my chest xrays were fine ... was tested positive, I would always continue testing positive, regardless of the INH treatment, but after ...

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around his eyes. Conjuntiva and sclera are good. He has a tb skin test that could appear positive. This was his second step test and he did not react like this before. Could the two be related? ...

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months and returned 2 months back . The school asked for a medical routine test and a TB test. Our paediatrician did the PPD and there was rash in the skin. The blood test result turned Positive now ...

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sleeping on bed. Doc suggested me to have tb skin test done coz I told them that when my cold is no more I feel the metal like smell coming in since a long time. The test came as positive then I was suggested ...

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had 3 instances of TB positive cases amongst our colleagues and a scare it must have spread. Below ... and Lab correlation are recommended. I was further advised for a Sputum AFB Smear and PPD Skin testing ...

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One of my room mate is having TB. Her test were positive(Skin test - 15x13, TB Gold Test is positive and chest xray also showed positive). She was having fever that goes upto 102. But after ...

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. I had a TB skin test in the beginning of March this year and my reading is positive with 19mm. I have a chest X-ray before the TB skin test in the middle of January. It shows that I have latent TB ...

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was doubtful about the occurrence of TB.He conducted the skin test ,Sputum examination and finally did ... and told the story .he advised to go for Gold test to confirm the infection.Unfortunately we got a positive ...

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doctor1 MD

The patients with latent TB do not feel sick and do not have any symptoms. They are infected with Mycobacterium tuberculosis, but do not have the disease. The only test positive is tuberculin skin test.

doctor1 MD

Hi TB is best diagnosed by Sputum examination only. Skin test will be positive even after BCG vaccination.So,it is not reliable.The diameter of the skin reaction should be measured. IF you have suspicion,get sputum examination . Wish you good health Regards

doctor1 MD

HI..REDNESS ITSELF DOESNT CONFIRM POSITIVE TEST..ITS THE INDURATION AND ITS SIZE THAT MATTERS.CONSULT YOUR PHYSICIAN AFTER48-72HRS.THANKYOU