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i am 35-years-old and tested ppd positive; could treatment cause liver damage?

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Dr. Carlo Hatem
24 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Yes: You are at the cut off age where routine treatment for latent TB is not recommended precisely because of increasing risk of medication side effects including liver damage.
Answered on Nov 6, 2014
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