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Is it safe to have numerous TB skin tests? I've had 6 in the last 6 months?

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Dr. Mandakini Patel
Pediatrics
3 doctors agree

In brief: Tb testing

Why would you have 6 TB tests in 6 months? Unless you were exposed or you had equivocal results each time or your doctor could not read the test results within the 48-72 hours if it was a skin test, it is unclear why you should have so many tests in 6months.
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In brief: Tb testing

Why would you have 6 TB tests in 6 months? Unless you were exposed or you had equivocal results each time or your doctor could not read the test results within the 48-72 hours if it was a skin test, it is unclear why you should have so many tests in 6months.
Talk to your doctor.
Dr. Mandakini Patel
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Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Safe but why so often? Overdiagnosed.

In brief: Yes

Safe but why so often? Overdiagnosed.
Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
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