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Can I spend time with family and friends if I have latent TB infection?

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Dr. Jay Park
Pediatrics
5 doctors agree

In brief: Sure

Latent TB is a dormant form of infection, and affected individual does not infect contacts.
It should be remembered, however, that latent TB can be reactivated when on long term steroid treatment or on any immunosuppressives.

In brief: Sure

Latent TB is a dormant form of infection, and affected individual does not infect contacts.
It should be remembered, however, that latent TB can be reactivated when on long term steroid treatment or on any immunosuppressives.
Dr. Jay Park
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Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

No problem. Protect yourself against future TB and check with your doc.

In brief: Yes

No problem. Protect yourself against future TB and check with your doc.
Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
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