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precaution during tuberculosis lymphadinitis

A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Olivia Liao
31 years experience Ophthalmology
Spread of TB: Is not easy, but can happen with co-workers. If you are concerned see your doctor for a PPD test or preventative medication. http://www.healthunit.o ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Gene Kaplan
52 years experience Pediatrics
Ascertain contagion: First, the child may be a converter (to a + ppd), rather than actually sick with tuberculosis. Second, if it's the latter, was the chest xray remarkab ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
None: You have no contact. Why the question and why the worry?
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
30 years experience Internal Medicine
Reduce risk: Maintain a healthy life style, avoid smoking or use of street drugs, avoid exposure to infected people, if immunodeficient take medications as prescri ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Vitaliy Krol
19 years experience Infectious Disease
TB lymphadenitis : Patient with diagnosis of TB must be placed in airborne isolation until pulmonary TB is ruled out. If the patient doesn't have pulmonary TB then infec ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: If you had it and it was cured, you had tuberculosis. Cure does not give you a clean slate. There are some conditions where a patient considered cured ... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlo Hatem
25 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
12%: That is on average. This risk varies with age at exposure and presence of other medical conditions, if HIV is present, risk is 50%.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rosemary Olivero
15 years experience Pediatric Infectious Disease
TB stays put: Tuberculosis generally will not spread to other organ systems during treatment, as long as you are infected with a strain that is sensitive to the med ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Krishna Anand
50 years experience Pediatrics
Relapse lTBunlikely: After complete treatment you can plan for pregnancy,and relapse of TB is unlikely . The fetus does not get tuberculosis,you can have normal healthy b ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
TB: It is not necessarily localized in the apices, that is simply one site of reactivation. You really need to get an infectious diseases text (recommend ... Read More

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