4 doctors weighed in:
I'm scared, is the treatment for tuberculosis painful?
4 doctors weighed in

Dr. Carlo Hatem
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care
1 doctor agrees
In brief: No
Might cause some stomach upset.
The treatment consists of taking pills.

In brief: No
Might cause some stomach upset.
The treatment consists of taking pills.
Dr. Carlo Hatem
Dr. Carlo Hatem
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Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care
In brief: No
Check with your doc not painful but necessary to avoid dying.

In brief: No
Check with your doc not painful but necessary to avoid dying.
Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
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Dr. Mark Sacher
Pain Management
In brief: Can be
Unfortunately, tuberculosis bacterial infection is very hard to treat.
There are many strains of the tuberculosis bacteria are very resistant to many antituberculosis antibiotics. Therefore , you may require three or more antibiotics that may induce nausea, vomiting, bloating, abdominal discomfort, diarrhea, headaches, anorexia.

In brief: Can be
Unfortunately, tuberculosis bacterial infection is very hard to treat.
There are many strains of the tuberculosis bacteria are very resistant to many antituberculosis antibiotics. Therefore , you may require three or more antibiotics that may induce nausea, vomiting, bloating, abdominal discomfort, diarrhea, headaches, anorexia.
Dr. Mark Sacher
Dr. Mark Sacher
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