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Am on 5th month of TB lymphadenitis treatment.cervical lymph node regressed but another existing tiny node has enlarged now. What could be the cause?

Am on 5th month of TB lymphadenitis treatment.cervical lymph node regressed but another existing tiny node has enlarged now. What could be the cause?

Cervical nodes: there is no such thing as treatment for lymphadenitis. Your nodes are reacting to something. Your doctor must find out what ( infection, cancer) 5 months of "treatment" with persistent lymphadenopathy is unacceptable and suspicious for malignancy. You need to consult ENT very soon. Will likely need biopsy. ...Read more

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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

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Reactive lymphadenitis neck gland treatment?

Reactive lymphadenitis neck gland
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Observation & workup: If it is proven by biopsy , close observation for development of lymphomas. ...Read more

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For Tb lymphadenitis 6 month treatment is enough? Tb lymph node has completely resolved.

Real answer is: complex. and depends on severity, othre patient factors and culture and senstivity. "While the six months treatment may be sufficient for many patients, each patient has to be individually assessed and, where relevant, treatment duration may have to be extended." http://www.japi.org/august_2009/article_06.pdf ...Read more

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What is the treatment of dermatopathic lymphadenitis?

What is the treatment  of  dermatopathic lymphadenitis?

Oncology: Dermatopathic lymphadenitis is usuall associated with a lymphoma or some other like condition. Is is important you see an oncologist. ...Read more

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My wife has been detected with reactive lymphadenitis in her left side neck. What does it mean and what is the treatment ?

My wife has been detected with reactive lymphadenitis in her left side neck. What does it mean and what is the treatment ?

Lymphadentitis: This common problem is an infection or inflammation of the lymph node. This usually comes after one has been fighting off an infection. In general these situations require antibiotics and time to heal. ...Read more

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How do the symptoms of TB lymphadenitis change after three months of treatment?

How do the symptoms of TB lymphadenitis change after three months of treatment?

TB ADENITIS: Most of the time 3 months is all you need to treat TB adenitis. Some give rx 6 months to 1 year. ...Read more

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Can tuberculosis neck lymphadenitis become active or continue to spread to other organs of the body during treatment ?

TB stays put: Tuberculosis generally will not spread to other organ systems during treatment, as long as you are infected with a strain that is sensitive to the medications that have been prescribed. If your neck mass becomes larger, if other masses appear, or if you have persistent fevers, respiratory symptoms or weight loss, I would consult with your tuberculosis doctor. ...Read more

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Can TB lymphadenitis cause permanent enlargement of lymph node? Will the lymph node size decrease after treatment?

Lymphadenitis: This is a treatable condition. In most cases the lymph nodes shrink down I'm size after treatment if they are responding to treatment. Lymph nodes may stay large for some time but eventually get smaller. Many conditions can cause enlarged lymph nodes including infections and neoplasms. See your doctor to determine cause and treat accordingly. ...Read more

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