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A 22-year-old female asked:

Do i have tb risk? iam from the a country where tb is common. i have thick white mucus/phlegm, but no cough. how ever there's a time that i spit blood with it (twice/thrice only) today i spit with yellow mucous i done a chest x ray and its negative.

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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Pulmonology 36 years experience
TB test: I would suggest an evaluation and upper airway examination. A TB test is advised.

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