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A 26-year-old male asked:

I had tb as a kid and that resulted in a big scar on my face.now i have 1 red pimple.is this a symptom of tb? am i going to have 1 more scar on face?

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Dr. Joseph Mele
Plastic Surgery 34 years experience
Best to see a doctor: This type of question cannot be answered without more information, a physical exam and perhaps a few lab tests. Tb is a serious illness that should be treated promptly. See you physician to see if TB is the problem, or if it is something else.
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