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A 35-year-old female asked:

15 years ago i tested positive for tb but had no symptoms or treatment. is there another test for tb other than the skin test or chest x-ray?

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Dr. Joseph Bark
Dermatology 49 years experience
Tb: Those are the two most effective screening tests for tb. In your case the x-ray may have changed or, more happily, it may not have changed, which means that you're okay and can forget it. Ask your doctor!

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Last updated Sep 29, 2013

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