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Dr. Scott Lindquist
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Mycobacterium Tuberculosis Infection (Definition)

Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection is also known as Tuberculosis. 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


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What Is the Symptoms of TB?

What Is the Symptoms of TB?

Several....: Commonly......presents as Pleural effusion,causing chest pain SOB, +/_ fever, wt loss. It will present as lung infiltrate..low grade fever, cough, wt loss, hemoptysis. It can affect joints causing cold effusion, spine causin cold abscess and even fracture and paralysis. ...Read more

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TWhat are the symptoms of TB and influenza?

TWhat are the symptoms of TB and influenza?

TB/Flu: According to Mayo Clinic Flu sxs may include “Fever over 100F (38C), Aching muscles, especially in your back, arms and legs, Chills & sweats, Headache, Dry Cough, Fatigue and weakness, Nasal Congestion.” Active TB sx's may include: fever, night sweats, chills, coughing (including blood), chest pain, weight loss. Decreased appetite, fatigue. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms for TB of seman ?

Tb male genital sx: Tb of the genital tract in men can include discomfort during urination, fever, chills, night sweats, weight loss or a testicular lump. It can also be without symptoms. It can be tested with lab evaluation. ...Read more

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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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My weight 68 kgs. Diagonised with TB lympadentitis. Prescribed Akurit 4 four tablets after breakfast. Is this treatment ok? I have no symptoms if tb.

TB lymphadenitis tx: Your doctor started you on the right 'combo' medicine for TB - Akurit contains 4 drugs to treat TB. TB can attack multiple organ systems, including the lymph nodes - so you need to follow thru and get this treated. Good if you don't have side-effects, but hopefully you will go back for follow-up as scheduled. TB is a potentially dangerous disease, so you should follow through with the treatment ...Read more

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Can someone with no earlier symptoms of TB get TB meningitis & go unconscious all of sudden just after having severe headache for few days?

Can someone with no earlier symptoms of TB get TB meningitis & go unconscious all of sudden just after having severe headache for few days?

Unlikely: Mycobacterium tuberculosis is spread by inhaling respiratory particles from an infected person. Tb is a slow-growing bacteria, taking months or years to cause infection. It is possible but very rare for TB to cause disseminated infection (like tuberculous meningitis) without first causing pulmonary (like shortness of breath) or constitutional symptoms (like weight loss or night sweats). Take care! ...Read more

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Can somone with no early symptoms of TB get TB meningitis & go unconscious just after few days of severe headache. My friend is diagnosed wid tbm.

Can somone with no early symptoms of TB get TB meningitis & go unconscious just after few days of severe headache. My friend is diagnosed wid tbm.

meningitis : Tb meningitis is a very serious condition. It can overtake the nervous system and cause alteration of awareness, loss of consciousness, seizures, etc. A full course of treatment is very important. ...Read more

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Esr 48mm & Eosinophila 08%.neck supra lymp node swollen with probable central necrosis. Chest xray n sputum normal. No symptoms of tb. Wats the cause?

Esr 48mm & Eosinophila 08%.neck supra lymp node swollen with probable central necrosis. Chest xray n sputum normal. No symptoms of tb. Wats the cause?

You need followup: There are many causes for the combination of tests and problems you listed. HIV, fungal sarcoid, depending on where you live- histoplasmosis, coccodiomycisis, aspergillosis, other fungal infections. There are a number of rate diseases as well including eosinophilic syndromes, autoimmune diseases. You will need to work with your doctor and have additional testing to sort this out ...Read more

Dr. Klaus D Lessnau
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Tuberculosis (Definition)

Is an infection in the body with mycobacterium tuberculosis. It is almost always acquired via the respiratory tract from which it can spread to other organs. After that, the immune system walls the bacteria off. All of this usually occurs without symptoms. After that, activation of the infection can occur in about 10% of the total patients. Half of this risk is in ...Read more