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Dr martin r. If i get preganant now, will baby be infected tb? Tb heal 10 yr ago, qtf positive now. Medicine for decrease TSH will make TB reactive?

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Dr. Martin Raff
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
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In brief: TB

No. It is not likely, although not impossible that a fetus could be infected with mycobacterium tuberculosis.
Medication to treat hypothyroidism (thyroxine) will not cause reactivation of latent tb. You should be just fine. Make sure you tell your obstetrician that you are quantiferon positive but have been previously treated.

In brief: TB

No. It is not likely, although not impossible that a fetus could be infected with mycobacterium tuberculosis.
Medication to treat hypothyroidism (thyroxine) will not cause reactivation of latent tb. You should be just fine. Make sure you tell your obstetrician that you are quantiferon positive but have been previously treated.
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