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What Happens If You Dont Take Your Full Tuberculosis Pills
Continued infection: You will not have a cure or will have a partial cure and the infections can recurr soon or down the road when you least expect it. You can infect others and spread the infections and you can create resistance by not totally erradicating the TB bug. This is not right for you and certainly not right or fair for those who come in contact with you. Be ressponsible and do the right thing! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Tuberculosis: Ptb or pulmonarytb , when a child is infected , it usually heals and you call it primary complex. During reinfection, it usually involves the upper lobe of your lungs creating cavities and spreading throughout the lungfield depending on your resistance to infection.It could last for months or years. ...Read more
Mgt: A virtual appointment may be booked online to review the test results including any radiographs. Were any household members under treatment for TB ? ...Read more
How long do you have take medication for active tuberculosis? What medications are used to treat it?
I had tuberculosis. now i am ok. but want to take precautions so that i dont get it again. what steps can i take. my body weight is normal now.
DependsOnManyFactors: If not treated with Antibiotics.In some the infection may get better with rest and good diet if the immune system is good like it was before the discovery of Antibiotics It can take months for disease to progress and may spread to other organs in body. So you can not guess as every case is different.Patients with poor immunity like AIDS and others will die pretty fast in few months.Others longer ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Im suffering on tuberculosis bacterium Dr.stop me for take medicine becoz he say cnt be cure. how long i can live?
There is cure: Seek help at a different facility/doctor.Get a more detailed answer ›
One of my colleagues is suffering from tuberculosis who work besides me what precautions should I take to avoid being affected from this.
Spread of TB: Is not easy, but can happen with co-workers. If you are concerned see your doctor for a PPD test or preventative medication. http://www.healthunit.org/infectious/tb/tb_spread.htm <a href="http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/tuberculosis/ds00372/dsection=prevention" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/tuberculosis/ds00372/dsection=prevention</a>. ...Read more
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
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