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Why Do I Need To Take Tb Medicines Regularly
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
I have been exposed to someone with TB but do not have a positive skin test; do I still need to take medicine?
Which is the best time to take TB medicines and do I really need to have a full meal before taking them?
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
If diplopia or vertigovision occur in brain tb. How much time it takes to recover? While, TB is 3 month old and pateint is taking medicine from 1month
Tb meningitis: If you have TB meningitis affecting cranial nerve functions...Double vision and vertigo, it will likely take months to perhaps get some recovery. It is important to consult your neurologist, because some forms of TB do not respond to standard medications. He or she will need to check on your response to the medications you are getting. Do not delay doing this, since the disease may progress. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am on TB treatment can i take medicine for pinworm infection during TB treatment.is it safe? Suggest a medicine.
Yes: There are many options and the medication should be taken once and repeated in 7 days. Discuss with the pharmacist. All the best. Also family should be treated together and it is weight based. ...Read more
Tb: I have the option to take isoniazid 300mg/day for 9 month
side effects: drug induced hepatitis & peripheral neuropathy
need another doctor opinion
TB treatment: Most medications will have a long list of possible side effects but that does not mean those things will happen. You need to consider taking the medicine to treat the TB so you will not get sick or spread the infection to your family. Just be sure to take some vitamin b6 to prevent any neuropathy. Never did see any patient have trouble with the isoniazid. Just follow up with your doctor as directe. ...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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