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Pete2224a month ago
hi all, in 1975 i was diagnosed and treated with TB in my legs aged 4 by symptoms of bruising to my legs, at the same time my mother was dia...
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Amanda19542 months ago
Hi. I'm a 63 year old lady living in the Midlands. I had a routine mammogram last November and was recalled as they detected a swollen under...
Newly diagnosed TB don't know what to do
iviviv3 months ago
Hello everyone. I just joined today.
My dad had a positive TB result confirmed 2 weeks ago. In the mean time we have not been contacted by t...
Medical abortion pill for TB patient
tashmim4 months ago
I am lymph node TB patient. I am taking my medicine from 8 months. If I become pregnant and want to medical abortion, is it safe? ...
nannysukie4 months ago
My pals daughter is being treated at the moment for TB.She has lost a tremendous amount of weight and can not gain it back,what can she do t...
Swollen Lymph node behind the navel infront of lower spine -
lifeisnoteasy4 months ago
I am 32 years old male suffering from frequent fatigue, chills in the evenings along
with severe lower back pain and lower ab...
GeoffTWO5 months ago
55 years ago I caught TB.
I was infectious which meant treatment in a sanatorium for 5 months with a cocktail of medications, rest and good ...
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Treatment support app
HelenC6 months ago
If you are on treatment for TB, remember that your TB Nurse is there to support you every step of the way. If you have trouble with side eff...
Shadow in Chest X Ray
Hidden8 months ago
I had severe pain in lower left side of chest last year which later proved to be pleural effusion and TB. My X Ray showed blunting and heavy...
Abdominal tb fever how long?
Inayat-bawa10 months ago
Hiiee i had been diagnosed with abdominal tb 2 months ago. Nd i m under treatment since then.But i m still getting fever?can anyone help me...
Do you suffer from any side effect while taking TB medicines?
wnlia year ago
My mum is taking Isoniazid (3 tablets daily), Rifapentine(Tuesday and Friday 3 tablets each day, Pyrazinamide (3 times daily, 2 tablets each...
Can TB treatment combine intravenous fluids and drugs?
My mum is suffer from lung TB(and possible co-infection which caused serious fever) and currently having treatment in China, I read about tr...
Is it tuberculosis or something else?
Spartan_300a year ago
I am writing this on behalf of my father. He is a diabetic and has suffered from two cardiac arrests.
His adenosine deaminase is highly ...
Georgiaaaaaarr2 years ago
I am studying TB as a Year 2 Health and Social student, it would be appreciated if anyone would like to help me with my primary research and...
Dry coughing since last 5 weeks - Please help
jaymusical032 years ago
I am a 35 years old male and suffering from dry persistent coughing since past 5 weeks now and have been to the GP about 4 times during this...
What are the symptoms to know that I have been affected by TB?
bikiparajuli562 years ago
What happens to body weight? Even all most all 7 days a week head pains badly.
Chelsea273 years ago
Hi! I'm Chelsea and I'm about to turn 24. Before I get to my question here's some background medical information: I've always had stable and...
Bcg vaccine ulcer
lozza1233 years ago
Does anybody know if this is normal for a bcg vaccination site after 11 weeks?
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Sputum test for TB
unknown_3 years ago
So the problem here is, i have a dry cough and i need to produce some mucus for the test but i cannot. Is there any possible way to produce ...
Today is World Tuberculosis Day!
SimoneHU3 years ago
See more at the WHO website: who.int/campaigns/tb-day/20...
Lack of info and shared experiences for those on TB treatment
Mel734 years ago
Does anyone who is living with TB and it's vile chemotherapy treatmentnet feel that there is a lack of support and chat forums to share expe...
If someone had TB 10 years ago, is she safe from it now?
Joel5 years ago
Is there a vaccination against TB?
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Hidden5 years ago
A quick note to say you can now find the (growing) list of HealthUnlocked’s condition-focussed communities by clicking on the new bar at the...
TB The psychological impact
Tom-G6 years ago
It’s clear that TB can have a very damaging effect on an individuals body, however TB comes with it’s own mindset that can be just as damagi...
TB in other parts of the body other than the lungs.
nat-6 years ago
Just to let people know that TB can occur in other parts of the body. I had TB of the kidneys and its my misson to help educate medical work...
'Opportunities missed' in Alina Sarag's TB Death.
FranklinPercival6 years ago
This BBC web-page is of concern to all:-
Are professionals sufficiently concerned about extra-thoracic tuberculosis?
When I was treated in 2000 I was prescribed Rifater for 2 months followed by Rifinah for 4 months. According to NICE Clinical Guideline 117...
How long did it take you to get a diagnosis?
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