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Can you do a second TB skin test in the same spot two months apart?

My daughter had 2 TB skin test done in the same spot 2 1/2 months apart and the 2ndnone came back positive.  Chest x/r was negative but, she is being treated for 10 to 12 weeks with TB meds.  Would Like some answers, I know you can have test that often, but not heard of in the same spot.  I was tested resently, and I'm negative and I live with her.  

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