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What should i do if i just got a positive ppd reading?

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Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 59 years experience
POSITIVE PPD: If it is the first time positive reading and it is more than 15mm positive, you need to have xray chest done, if negative you need prophylactic inh prescribed by your doctor for 9 months.
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 48 years experience
Call your doc: You have not indicated who or where you were tested. If you are indeed positive you need to get in with your primary care doc and proceed with additional testing and treatment.
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