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Tuberculosis

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Hi A TB shot covers you for life.Good Luck
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Annually or if you think you've had an exposure to TB and symptomatic ,i.e. Night sweats, cough, weight loss. You need a chest x-Ray to confirm...
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I have had a few surgeries in my lifetime.  Asprin itself is a blood thinner, and I have had surgeons tell me that ANYTHING with asprin is bad...
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Tuberculosis, commonly known as TB, is a bacterial infection that can spread through the lymph nodes and bloodstream to any organ in your body -- and...
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Because the bacteria that cause tuberculosis are transmitted through the air, the disease can be contagious. But it's nearly impossible to catch TB...
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Yes, we will test for TB any time we need to. It is a killed part of the TB so it is safe to get during pregnancy.
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Tuberculosis (TB) is caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis, slow-growing bacteria that thrive in areas of the body that are rich in blood and oxygen...
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Home treatment for tuberculosis (TB) focuses on taking the medicines correctly to reduce the risk of developing multidrug-resistant TB. Keep all your...
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Avoid getting active TBActive tuberculosis (TB) is an infection that is spreading in a person's body, and it is very contagious.The World Health...
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Surgery is rarely used to treat tuberculosis (TB). But it may be used to treat extensively drug-resistant TB (XDR-TB) or to treat complications of an...
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If you have latent tuberculosis (TB), you do not have symptoms and cannot spread the disease to others. If you have active TB, you do have symptoms...
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Tuberculosis (TB) is an infection caused by slow-growing bacteria that grow best in areas of the body that have lots of blood and oxygen...
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People are at increased risk of infection with tuberculosis (TB) when they: Have close contact (such as living in the same house) with someone who...
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Call your doctor immediately if you have:Symptoms (such as an ongoing cough with fever, fatigue, and weight loss) that could be caused by...
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Anyone can get TB, but certain people are at higher risk, including: People who live with individuals who have an active TB infection. Poor or...
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