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Doctor found infiltrates on my lung XR I have tuberculosis?

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Dr. Sunil Mehra
Internal Medicine - Pulmonology
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In brief: May be

Infiltrates could be pneumonia, atelectasis or fibrosis.
If infiltrates are in upper lung fields, you should have sputum analysed for tuberculosis, if positive then one can say it is tb.

In brief: May be

Infiltrates could be pneumonia, atelectasis or fibrosis.
If infiltrates are in upper lung fields, you should have sputum analysed for tuberculosis, if positive then one can say it is tb.
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