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Ppd test false positive

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Dr. Ivo Ditah MD

since the reaction was delayed. I had a subsequent test 2 years later that was positive (15 mm+) then another test a year later that was positive. 2 years ago, I had the quantiferon gold... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Ivo Ditah ( Internal Medicine Specialist)
Dr. Pravin Banodkar MD

I am quite sure that my PPD skin test will be read as positive when I return this afternoon ... series of spinal corticosteroids for my spine could possibly have any correlation to a positive... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Pravin Banodkar ( Dermatologist)
Dr.    Suresh Heijebu MD

and cough .I had a PPD test and it was positive. Doctor suspected it as a tuberocolesis. I continued .... i had blood test and ESR level was 75mm/hr. I had done the x-ray of chest and a nodule... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Suresh Heijebu ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Vjollce Mbiarra MD

period. I have taken pregnancy test about 10 of them the first one was December 5th negative then December 6 negative then December 9th negative and on December 10th was my first positive but I had ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Vjollce Mbiarra ( OBGYN)
Dr. Vjollce Mbiarra MD

Hi, I had my last menses on 30 March, had an intercourse on 11 th and took postinor right after. Took a blood yet today (27 April) and it shows positive, could the blood test result be false... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Vjollce Mbiarra ( OBGYN)

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Dr. Vivek Chail MD

About 4 months ago, I got the PPD Test done and they said it was positive. I did the chest x ... for me to take the medication and should the first test be looked at as a false... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Vivek Chail ( Radiologist)
Dr.  Het Ram Bishnoi MD

i have a 13 year old daughter PPD test result was negative in 2012 however her second PPD test .... Is it necessary to take the treatment? what if the results is false positive? ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Het Ram Bishnoi ( General & Family Physician)
Dr.  Het Ram Bishnoi MD

My 4 yrs old daughter is PPD positive..while she was negative when she was 3 yrs old...what to do..is it false ..should I repeat the test once more ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Het Ram Bishnoi ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Nsah Bernard MD

hi,im cheryl, i had my ppd test result 9mm and the nurse said it was positive,so they required me to have a blood test ,it turns out to be positive,so they asked me to have an x-ray .it... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Nsah Bernard ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Yagnesh N.Purohit MD

hi i have a positive PPD test with 13 mm / but i was taking antibiotic: Augmantine i have headache i used to have brown sputum chest x ray was normal my sister had PPD of 25mm 6 months ago ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Yagnesh N.Purohit ( Pulmonologist)

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Dr.    Prof. Kunal Saha MD

Dr. Pavan Kumar Gupta MD

Hello, False positive results are rare with type specific tests,that is if IGg testing is done and after sufficient time of minimum 12-16 weeks after the last exposure. Thanks