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what are the signs and symtoms of tb in children?

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Dr. Tanya Russo
24 years experience Pediatrics
TB in kid: Cough, fever, lymph node enlargement and failure to thrive (grow poorly) would be some of the more common symptoms.
Answered on Nov 28, 2014

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