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Islandton, SC
A 26-year-old female asked:

2 positive tb skin tests. rn ordered a blood test & the results were negative. pcp wants chest x-ray done, but is it absolutely necessary?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Yes: With a positive PPD- it important to insure that you don't have an active TB infection.

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