A 20-year-old female asked:

Tb lymphadenitis can cause infertility? is there a possibility of relapse after being treated for six months? what tests to do to see if tb is clear?

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Dr. Gerard Honore
Fertility Medicine 31 years experience
TB infertility: the only known way TB can cause infertility in a female is tuberculous salpingitis, which is infection in the fallopian tubes. This is most extremely rare in the US. An HSG test (x-ray of the tubes with contrast) can determine if the tubes are open and appear normally healthy.
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