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how to remove old TB scar

A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayana Trivedi
39 years experience Internal Medicine
Normal.: I hope you were treated with AntiTB medicines and now there is a scar- Granuloma seen in the Xray. This is the healed TB; Good thing you do not have ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amy Levine
23 years experience Radiology
Scars on xray: Scarring may get smaller but will not go away completely. Whether this can be seen on routine chest xray depends on the size. As long as it does no ... Read More
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Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
35 years experience Pediatrics
Married: yes.: Exercise: yes, unless severe enough to make you out of breath. Tb scars can cause problems, but with appropriate treatment this is rare.
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tiffanie Noonan
20 years experience Pediatrics
Scar: It is very common for recipients of the BCG vaccine to develop a scar at the site of injection that remains for a lifetime. It sounds like that is wh ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
55 years experience Internal Medicine
Nobody knows: But it happens.
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Scars: Sorry to hear your problem but you must contact your Primary doctor as soon as possible. Hope all goes well.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Patrick
45 years experience Pulmonology
Check it out: Xrays look at differences in density. Chest xrays take 2 views while a ct takes a 360 degree view and is more sensitive. You have a small nodular (ro ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Don't worry: We've both been cured of TB and that's a good thing. The tiny statistical cancer risk that these old scars pose (and not everybody believe they even d ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Symptoms: to be the cause of that symptom there would need to be considerable lung damage or extensive adhesions
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
36 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Mgt: Both diagnoses are possible If the areas remain stable, I would recommend following and observing for any symptoms. A ppd skin test can help to rule o ... Read More

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