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A 26-year-old female asked:

A doctor does test and says it lungs are healthy, however after a few tests found tb on the king. my question is how do you get tb on healthy lungs?

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Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
Internal Medicine 54 years experience
Airborne disease: Doctor's exam of lungs will not show the TB, but chest Xray can reveal it. One can get TB from an infected person coughing. Easily treated.-long- upto 12 months.

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