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Can tuberculosis lymphadenitis cause infertility can treated tb pass to fetus can baby get tb from me even after treatment?

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Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 57 years experience
TB and infertility: Yes, tuberculosis can result in infertility. Log on and read NN Chowdhury - Journal of the Indian Medical Association, 1996 - ncbi.nlm.nih.gov. This is a complicated subject and cannot be thoroughly discussed in this space. Best wishes.

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