If you have active TB, you can spread it to other people. Active TB is diagnosed by the presence of symptoms
A lung segmentectomy is a procedure to remove the diseased lung without removing excess normal lung.
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The TB skin test is a quick and relatively painless procedure. However, remember that you will need to
You do not need to do anything to prepare for this test. You will not need to drink anything or change
This category includes findings that are minor and not suggestive of TB disease. These findings require
In a positive skin test, false positives can occur if one has had the BCG vaccine recently, and a test
Pulmonary tuberculosis can have long-term complications as well. As the bacteria harm the lungs, you
In some cases, the TB bacteria overcome your body’s immune system and multiply. This becomes TB disease.
Contact your healthcare provider if you have chronic or concerning symptoms. An accurate diagnosis may