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How much does tuberculosis treatment cost

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Simon Tsiouris
Infectious Disease 23 years experience
Free: In the United States, treatment for tuberculosis is generally free for patients when it is provided by the local health department.

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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
Infectious Disease 49 years experience
Following adequate : Treatment for active tb, there remains a small chance of reactivation later. If it does relapse, if the meds were taken properly the bug will not be ... Read More
A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rishi Kumar
Dr. Rishi Kumaranswered
Anesthesiology 8 years experience
INH + rifapentine: The gold standard for latent (noninfectious) TB was nine months of Isoniazid (inh), but a study recently published in the new england journal of medic... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kitonga Kiminyo
Specializes in Infectious Disease
Antibiotics : Disseminated or underlying tuberculosis that is non pulmonary is usually treated with the same antibiotics as regular pulmonary tuberculosis but need... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 57 years experience
Drug resistant TB: There are none by definition except maybe some old ones like collapse lung and pray. Discuss with your team.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Simon Tsiouris
Infectious Disease 23 years experience
Kills them: Most of the antibiotics used to treat TB work by blocking the internal molecular machinery of the bacteria thereby leading to bacterial death.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Simon Tsiouris
Infectious Disease 23 years experience
Drug allergy: Itching and rash may be a sign of an allergic reaction to one of the drugs being used to treat tuberculosis. You should talk to your doctor about the... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Wasser
Addiction Medicine 35 years experience
See below: Alcohol and TB meds combine to increase liver risk. Drinking may reduce immunity.
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Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Family Medicine 23 years experience
TB: Tuberculosis is a hard disease to treat. Treatment takes months to become effective. Recently there has been medication resistance has been on the ris... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 57 years experience
TBC Rx: Is Akurit 4 tablet(containing 4 frontline drug for tuberculosis treatment) is alone enough to treat pulmonary tuberculosis with pleural effusion? ANS:... Read More

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