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I have been exposed to someone with TB but do not have a positive skin test; do I still need to take medicine?

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Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care
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In brief: 3 months

Get another test in three months to know.

In brief: 3 months

Get another test in three months to know.
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Dr. Carlo Hatem
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care

In brief: No

No, unless you have certain medical conditions.
If you have been exposed, and your test is negative, and you remain concerned, repeat the test no earlier than 2 weeks after the first one. Still negative, then you can forget about it, you did not get it. Positive, then you take the treatment.

In brief: No

No, unless you have certain medical conditions.
If you have been exposed, and your test is negative, and you remain concerned, repeat the test no earlier than 2 weeks after the first one. Still negative, then you can forget about it, you did not get it. Positive, then you take the treatment.
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