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A 21-year-old female asked:

Can tb spread in the body during treatment of 5 months.tb neck lymph nodes increasing in size .is it hypersensitivity?

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Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
Internal Medicine 55 years experience
?correct diagnosis: Biopsy of the lymph node will give an accurate diagnosis. If it is tuberculosis, drug resistance may play a part in treatment.You need to see a specialist in TB to settle it. You may need a different combination of anti-tubercular medications.

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