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A 22-year-old female asked:

If i m ppd+ is it sure that its tuberculosis my chest xrays normal but i hav fever every night & bone pain on my hand n legs what test do i hav to do?

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Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 58 years experience
See an ID doctor: A positive PPD means that you have living tubercle bacilli in your body. They may or may not be producing active clinical disease, but the best way in which to evaluate this is complicated. See an infectious diseases expert asap and they can explain all this to you. My best wishes for a successful outcome.
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