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TB skin test done this AM.It is red with 1/2in induration. Woke up feeling bad,Weak,no fever, strep test neg., sore throat. Side effect of test?

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Dr. John Chiu
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Unlikely

You likely have a cold and the Tb test is incidental.
The test agent is not live and thus should not cause any systemic symptoms.

In brief: Unlikely

You likely have a cold and the Tb test is incidental.
The test agent is not live and thus should not cause any systemic symptoms.
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