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1 year ago
Does tuberculosis spread by kissing?
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1 year ago
No. Tuberculosis does not spread by kissing. It also do NOT spread by shaking hands, sharing food or drink, or even by sharing toothbrush.
The information given above is for Tuberculosis (Tb) which is the active ingredient of Tuberculosis (Tb).
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1 year ago
How tuberculosis is diagnosed?
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1 year ago
Your health care provider will perform a physical exam and do a chest X-ray, CT scan or bronchoscopy. TB skin test or blood test may be done to look for TB infection. Early morning sample of your sputum may be observed under a microscope to help diagnose pulmonary TB. Other forms of TB may require biopsy or some antigen tests
The information given above is for Tuberculosis (Tb) which is the active ingredient of Tuberculosis (Tb).
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1 year ago
Is tuberculosis genetic?
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1 year ago
No. Tuberculosis is NOT genetic. It is caused by a bacterial infection.
The information given above is for Tuberculosis (Tb) which is the active ingredient of Tuberculosis (Tb).
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1 year ago
Does tuberculosis cause hair loss?
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1 year ago
No. TB itself does not cause hair loss. However, certain medicines used for treatment of TB may cause hair loss.
The information given above is for Tuberculosis (Tb) which is the active ingredient of Tuberculosis (Tb).
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1 year ago
Is tuberculosis a chronic disease?
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1 year ago
Yes. Tuberculosis is a chronic disease with a latent stage. The symptoms get worse with time if not treated.
The information given above is for Tuberculosis (Tb) which is the active ingredient of Tuberculosis (Tb).
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1 year ago
Does tuberculosis cause skin rashes?
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1 year ago
Yes. Tuberculosis may cause red rashes on the lower part of the legs which may be lumpy or ulcerated.
The information given above is for Tuberculosis (Tb) which is the active ingredient of Tuberculosis (Tb).
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1 year ago
How does Pyrazinamide work/treat tuberculosis?
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1 year ago
Pyrazinamide kills or stops growth of bacteria that causes tuberculosis (Mycobacterium tuberculosis). The exact mechanism of action for Pyrazinamide is not known
The information given above is for Pyrazinamide which is the active ingredient of Pyrazinamide.
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5 years
2 years ago
My daughter is given tb medicine even though she is not infected taking these medicine will cause tb???
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Dr. Rahul Yadav
Child Specialist
2 years ago
Hello, TB medicines are given only when there is indication of tuberculosis. They are for treating tuberculosis.
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75 years
3 years ago
Though took vaccines in childhood, the test for TB came positive. Was advised to undergo treatment.physically absolute fit and healthy, is it advisable to take treatment?
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Dr. Anshum Aneja Arora
Lungs Specialist
3 years ago
If sputum is positive for Tb , treatment is absolutely essential. Read more at www.arohealth.com/tuberculosis
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32 years
2 years ago
Whats r Various pathological test for me tuberculosis????
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Dr. Ila Jain Khandelwal
Pathologist
2 years ago
Dear PATIENT various tests which you use for MDR Tuberculosis are: Genexpert test which basically detects the DNA of TB bacteria, microarrays, Phage assyas etc.
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30 years
2 years ago
Fluid in lungs, in fluid sample tuberculosis positive any solution?
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Dr. Saurav Arora
Homeopathy
2 years ago
Sir if TB is positive the best treatment is to take Anti Tuberculosis Treatment (ATT) from GOVT authorised ATT centres. But you can also add homeopathy for improvement in general health.
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21 years
2 years ago
Suffering from lymphadenitis tuberculosis
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Dr. Pushkar Mani
Diabetes Specialist
2 years ago
refer to chest & TB specialist
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