A 30-year-old female asked:
Took blood tests and done a chest x-ray. was told it is a lung infection but i work with people that have tb. could tb be mistaken for a lunch infection?
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Family Medicine 34 years experience
TB: If you work with TB patient then you are a high risk candidate. Your should likely be tested for TB or at least double check with a provider to see if you have had recent testing and it was negative. IF you can not reach your provider, I would recommend reaching out to one of the pulmonologists or infectious disease specialists on the HealthTap network.
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