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Tb prophylaxis hello i am a 31 yr female from india. i just tested positive for quantiferon tb test . i am applying for medical residency this year and plan to get pregnant this august so can't take inh for 9 months . i have been diagnosed with lyme for

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Dr. Joy Jackson
Family Medicine 20 years experience
I : I think you are correct in delaying inh prophylaxis until after your pregnancy. The research has shown that it is probably safe while breastfeeding, however you can make that decision when the time comes. All the best.

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