A 39-year-old member asked:
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is it possible that it is dangerous in any way to drink alcohol just hours after a tuberculosis test?

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Dr. Aaron Ament
57 years experience Psychiatry
HOW MUCH?: If it's enough alcohol to really disturb your functioning question the wisdom of your drinking. If it's one drink, why not? Check and see what you're doing with alcohol. It may be unimportant to you health, but if there are doubts you may want to check into it, TB test aside.
Answered on Jun 10, 2017
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Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
No: Alcohol should not affect the ppd.
Answered on May 12, 2017

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