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A 31-year-old female asked:

Tb skin test done this am.it is red with 1/2in induration. woke up feeling bad,weak,no fever, strep test neg., sore throat. side effect of test?

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Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 57 years experience
Unlikely: You likely have a cold and the Tb test is incidental. The test agent is not live and thus should not cause any systemic symptoms.

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