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how much does tuberculosis treatment cost

A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Simon Tsiouris
22 years experience Infectious Disease
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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Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
Tbs Rx n japan: How much does it cost for tuberculosis treatment in japan? ANS: my guess is that it is paid for by the government to protect public health. Good googl ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
48 years experience Infectious Disease
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
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rishi Kumar
7 years experience Anesthesiology
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
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A 28-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
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
Drug resistant TB: There are none by definition except maybe some old ones like collapse lung and pray. Discuss with your team.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Simon Tsiouris
22 years experience Infectious Disease
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 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dominic Riganotti
24 years experience Infectious Disease
No: No
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Simon Tsiouris
22 years experience Infectious Disease
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
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Wasser
34 years experience Addiction Medicine
See below: Alcohol and TB meds combine to increase liver risk. Drinking may reduce immunity.
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