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Is Tb Of Uterus Contagious
Mycobacterium tuberculosis is an infectious organism that spreads by droplets coughed out by an infected person. Infection is established initially in lungs, but can spread within lungs & to other body parts, or can become latent, with reactivation occurring years to decades later. With effective treatment, it can be completely eliminated although drug resistant ...Read more
Disseminated: Infection, advanced.Get a more detailed answer ›
Yes but........: It is difficult to say when the incubation period started. Mycoplasma is commonly diagnosed with a blood test. The problem with the blood test called igm is that the test has too many false positive (i.e. Positive test when the disease is not present or when it has resolved), a new test called pcr is really good but most clinics do not offer it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: This is a term that is not usually used for Tuberculosis of the lungs. It is either active TB or latent TB. They best way to determine if you are infectious is to get a sputum sample that your lab or provider can do an AFB stain and culture. There are also rapid molecular tests that can do this also. If your sputum is positive, you are infectious. ...Read more
Is TB lymphadenitis contagious? Will it spread to fetus or will baby get TB in future? Is there a possibility of relapse after six months of treatment
Tuberculosis in preg: When pregnant with active tuberculosis,you should be treated for at least 9 months total, regardless of your treatment start date, & through pregnancy. Your baby is at risk for serious problems if you do not get treated, and could even die. It is very important to take your medication exactly as prescribed, and if it does not work, to switch to a second line medication. Take Vitamin B6 daily. ...Read more
Possibly: People who are infected with hepatitis B virus (HBV) may develop a chronic infection that can lead to cirrhosis. The damage that results increases the risk of liver cancer (hepatocellular carcinoma). The risk is greater for people who have chronic HBV infection than for the general population and may be helped by vaccination. ...Read more
Not for prime time: Cord factor is a molecule that enhances virulence of mtb. Usually the non-tuberculous mycobacterium dont have it so it can be used to differentiate between the infections. Why? Mtb is considered contagious & non-tb mycobacterium are not frequently so. Experimentally this factor has been looked at as a quick test to differentiate between the 2 types of infection. Not yet commercially available. ...Read more
Lung TB 10 years ago, miscarriage at 13th week last year, is it possible caused by the TB in genital system that was infected by lung tb?
Unlikely: Lung TB usually confined within lung and nothing to do with miscarriage . Genital TB very rare and unrelated to lung TB in most of the cases except milliary tuberculosis ( special condition of disseminated tb). Further more, miscarriage has many common cause, so unlikely lung TB 10 years back caused the miscarriage . Consult a gynecologist ...Read more
Is smegma a sign of genital TB Undergoing treatment for TB Lymphadenitis Did TB affect my fertility What are d reason for white chesy discharge female?
Here are some ...: Smegma is merely the ending product of shed-off skin accumulated in deep skin folds like that between clitoris and its hood or glans penis and foreskin; that is normal. As to cheesy vaginal discharge, yeast vaginal infection would be the first coming to mind. Nonetheless, go to see your gyn-doc for confirmation and more information on possible TB-related infertility. . Best wish ... ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
BCG: Bcg is an intradermal injection at the deltoid. If bcg is accidentally given subcutaneously, then a local abscess may form that can ulcerate, and may require treatment with antibiotics. Without treatment it could spread, causing damage to other areas. If pus is aspirated and analysed and treated correctly, the abscess will generally heal on its own in a matter of weeks. ...Read more
Doubtful: In the us, we tend to ignore the bcg status when interpreting the PPD skin test. There are many reasons for this, and one is that the effect (on the skin test) of the bcg tends to be small, and the degree of reaction we look for on the PPD is usually large (depending on your other risk factors for exposure and for active TB if you are exposed). ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Depends: Tb is spread through the air from person to person when a person with TB in the lungs or throat coughs, sneezes or talks and another person breaths in the bacteria. People with urinary TB can also have TB outside of the urinary tract (i.e. The lungs or throat), which impacts their ability to infect others. Tb that is only in the urinary tract is rarely contagious. ...Read more
No: But you clearly want to see a TB expert. Your question is unclear. With contagious TB there would be the health department on the case to avoid infection to other people. Something does not fit here. Check with your doc asap. ...Read more
Can be just the cerv: Cervix that is the usual case or can also sometimes be in the vaginal tissue and or hopefully not the vulva - when hpv is on the vulva it usually forms vulvar warts which can be hard to treat , threre are many diffeent strains of hte hpv some attack the cervix some attack the vagina and vulva. ...Read more
After c/s of my semen is infected by klebsiella pneumoniae.Is it related with c.trachomatis or different infection?Is it curable?
Different infection: Klebsiella pneumoniae is a different organism from Chlamydia trachomatis and may require 2 different antibiotics to treat and cure both infections. Would follow up with your doctor for further treatment options. ...Read more
Is it possible to get mdr TB during 5th month of TB lymphadenitis treatment? TB lymph node has enlarged.fnac report says its secondary infection.
MDR TB: It would be very unusual to develop MDR Mycobacteria during a course of treatment. Most people with this condition become infected initially with MDR strains of this organism. Don't know where you are in Indiana, but most areas of the state have outstanding infectious diseases experts and would consult with one. Best wishes. ...Read more