A member asked:

Fnac report says tb lymphadenitis with secondary infection. i am 5th month of tb treatment.is it mdr tb?

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Dr. Dominic Riganotti answered

Specializes in Infectious Disease

MDR TB: TB lymphadenitis (also called adenitis) is inflammation of the lyph nodes caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis or bovis. It is commonly known a "Collar stud abscess" because if its location to the clavical. It can open and drain..and sometimes needs to be opened and drained. The protocol is to test out the strain and if your getting better its probably not..but ask your ID doctor please.

Answered 10/29/2014



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