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HelenC7 minutes ago
We need your stories to address the TB stigma that contributes to 1 in 4 UK people with infectious TB waiting over four months for a diagnos...
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NaomiDeMelan hour ago
Perceptions of being affected by Tuberculosis (TB)
Tuberculosis is an infectious disease caused by the bacterium Mycobacterium tuberculosis (...
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Help regarding TB
meenaravia month ago
My wife had severe cough and docters said it was Pnemonia but even after taking medicines for a month she wasnt ok.
Thereafter a secon...
Tb drugs side effects
Anuroshan2 months ago
My dad was recently diagnosed to have potts spine. He was started on 4 tb drugs once a day. Since then he is having very poor appetite and n...
Have Copd, Taking precautionary TB MEDS is it a good idea?
LarryGee2 months ago
I have copd,,,just started having slight breathing problems, I also have inactive TB i got this over 35 yrs ago,but was never offered treat...
hottchoc3 months ago
Hi everyone, I have pulmonary Tb with a collapsed lung, and I'm worried that it may of trapped live bacteria in there. What are your thought...
Netherhall4 months ago
Hope someone can help. Don't want to bother the GP so looking for an answer. I had a heaf test 35 years ago as a teenager and had an allergi...
Biopsy now needed
Deniseelk5 months ago
Further to my previous post, I saw a wrist surgeon this afternoon. He has been asked to carry out a biopsy on my wrist ( destruction due to ...
Positive T Spot Test
riannabri5 months ago
My father 83 years old became very ill 9 weeks ago he has been in hospital ever since, his initial symptoms were a very High CRP/ESR, sweats...
Need more information on tb
cyan945 months ago
Hello, my friend was recently diagnosed with tb, and I would like to know more about it, such as how long do you have it for, how contagious...
Is the TB history will be a problem for applying a job at the hospital?
Hidden5 months ago
Hi everyone! I’m new here, I came originally from the Philippines and moved to the US in 2010 but since my husband got a job offer here in t...
Pete22246 months 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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Amanda19548 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
iviviv8 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
tashmim9 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? ...
nannysukie10 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 -
lifeisnoteasy10 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...
GeoffTWO10 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
HelenCa year 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
Hiddena year 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-bawaa year 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?
wnli2 years 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_3002 years 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?
Sputum test for TB
unknown_4 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 ...
How long did it take you to get a diagnosis?
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