What is Tuberculosis?

Tuberculosis, is a bacterial infection caused by mycobacterium tuberculosis, it typically attacks the lungs, but can also affect other parts of the body. It spreads through air.

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I am 72 years old male. About 3 years back I was treated for tuberculosis. Recently I was coughing a lot and tuberculosis elisa test was done and...

doctor1 MD

Dear Sir, Hi & Welcome to HCM.
I can understand your concern for the given lab tests.
The IgM Antibody level is suggestive of of infection but it...

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doctor i have tuberculosis and after 2 months of treatment one of my sputum tests still positive, now im still taking medications up to third...

doctor1 MD

Thanks for writing in to us.

Sputum test is most important in diagnosis of TB if still positive after two months of treatment. You need to...

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sir iam troubled by abdominal discomfort last to year before these 2 years i got the treatment of tuberculosis for 9 month.i feel tention in my...

doctor1 MD

Thanks for your query and an elucidate history.
The causes of abdominal pain after TB treatment are:
Intestinal obstruction or adhesions can...

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