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Is tuberculosis contagious?

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Dr. Larry Lutwick
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

Pulmonary TB is contagious especially if it is cavitary.

In brief: Yes

Pulmonary TB is contagious especially if it is cavitary.
Dr. Larry Lutwick
Dr. Larry Lutwick
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Dr. Cornelia Franz
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

Through coughing.
It is a very slow growing bacteria so it can take a long time for symptoms to appear.

In brief: Yes

Through coughing.
It is a very slow growing bacteria so it can take a long time for symptoms to appear.
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Dr. Cornelia Franz
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