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A 19-year-old male asked about a 24-year-old female:

How serious is tuberculosis meningitis? is this fully cureable? frnd had this and now improing very slwly. hs stiffness of joints n slurred speech.

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Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 57 years experience
TB meningitis: This is a very curable illness, but there may be damage to the nervous system which, if it is going to reverse, may take a very long to happen. Hope they are better soon.

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