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A 20-year-old female asked:

Is tb lymphadenitis contagious? will it spread to fetus or will baby get tb in future? is there a possibility of relapse after six months of treatment

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Dr. Crystal Twynham
General surgery, Breast Surgery, Cancer Surgery, Bariatric (weight loss) surgery, Endocrine surgery, Minimally invasive surgery 34 years experience
Tuberculosis in preg: When pregnant with active tuberculosis,you should be treated for at least 9 months total, regardless of your treatment start date, & through pregnancy. Your baby is at risk for serious problems if you do not get treated, and could even die. It is very important to take your medication exactly as prescribed, and if it does not work, to switch to a second line medication. Take Vitamin B6 daily.

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Last updated May 29, 2016

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