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Dr. Terence Chapman
25 years experience Urologic Oncology
No: No.

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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Gene Kaplan
51 years experience Pediatrics
TB AFTER BCG: Of course you can get TB after bcg; otherwise why wouldn't we give it here in the usa?
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Tab exposure: Even though you've had bcg and if you had an overwhelming exposure you may get tab. This is especially true if you friend has cavitarytb.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ein
47 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes: When i got it they gave it on the side of the small of my back.
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience Pediatric Pulmonology
More information: More information may be needed at this point, but continue to follow the development and studies prior to having the vaccine.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
BCG Vaccine: If you have had BCG vaccine and you PPD test is strongly positive, you should not have PPD done ever again as it will always be positiveand you will h ... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dominic Riganotti
24 years experience Infectious Disease
No: BCG is widely utilized in 3rd world setting to prevent miliary tuberculosis which takes many many lives in newborns. It has absolutely no protective ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Bcg vaccine: Bcg vaccine is a vaccine for tuberculosis.It is not used in us, but it is used in many countries where there is high prevalence of tb.To prevent child ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
49 years experience Pediatrics
About 5 years: Positive tuberculin skin test (tst) measuring up to 10 mm lasts about 5 years. Induration over 10 mm by tst after 5 years requires additional evaluat ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chad Rudnick
9 years experience Pediatrics
Bcg: bcg stands for Bacillus Calmette–Guérin... Calmette and Guérin are the last names for whom the vaccine is named.

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