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A 46-year-old female asked:

my diagnosis was minimal fibrohazed densities presumably due to ptb of undetermine activity do i have to take tb drugs for 6 mos?

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Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
Internal Medicine 30 years experience
If you: are diagnosed with latent PTB, you will have to take INH for 6months. Hopefully your sputum was AFb negative

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A 47-year-old female asked:

If someone spits on you while talking how dangerous is it? if it happened over 6 mos ago is it safe to say that you are ok? I worry about TB etc..

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Dr. Ira Friedlander
Cardiac Electrophysiology 42 years experience
There are many: different diseases that can be transmitted in saliva. The volume of saliva as well as which mucous membranes are inoculated can make a difference. Usually it is not a problem and after six months it is unlikely you were exposed to anything serious.

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