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Is it return of tuberculosis?

I was diagnosed with pulmonary tuberculosis 2 years back...it was initial stage and I have small amount of fluid on right lung and I completed the treatment..took medicines for 8 months and my x rays were good...but from past few days I am having the same stabbing pain in the left side of chest...my doctor is saying that I have calcified spots on my lungs which are causing the pain...he is giving me pain killers!! Is it just spots or the pulmonary tuberculosis is back?? Please help...what to do?

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Given your history I can see why you are worried. Unfortunately nobody here can diagnose you. I would suggest going back to your doctor or perhaps turning up at A & E for further investigation.

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I agree with mrsmummy you do need to go back to your doctor or phone 111 maybe. Hope things improve soon. Xxxxx

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